Laura Dyrda (Twitter) –
Monday, September 28th, 2020
Ashtabula (Ohio) County Medical Center reported a computer system blackout on Sept. 24 that lasted a minimum of through the next day, according to the Star Beacon.
1. The healthcare facility implemented downtime treatments and worked to get the systems back online after a technical interruption.
2. Some appointments and optional procedures were canceled due to the event.
3. The health centers five household health centers also lost computer access; nurses and doctors might not access laboratory outcomes, prescriptions or health history.
4. In the past week, Omaha-based Nebraska Medicine as well as Las Vegas-based Valley Health System reported similar computer interruptions.
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