Ashtabula (Ohio) County Medical Center reported a computer system outage on Sept. 24 that lasted at least through the next day, according to the Star Beacon.
1. The hospital implemented downtime procedures and worked to get the systems back online after a technical disruption.
2. Some appointments and elective procedures were canceled due to the incident.
3. The hospital’s five family health centers also lost computer access; nurses and doctors could not access lab results, 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 outages.
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