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Henry Ford Health System's data center power issue resolved

Henry Ford Health System (WDIV)
Henry Ford Health System (WDIV)

DETROIT – Henry Ford Health System resolved a data center power issue Thursday, after multiple computer applications were affected.

According to a HFHS representative, all computer applications affected by the power issue have been restored fully.   

"We encountered some minor delays in patient care, and complex, non-emergent procedures were delayed until the appropriate applications are restored. During a power issue, our employees are trained to perform services using standard downtime procedures, which involve taking information down on paper to ensure patient care information is recorded and updated," spokesman David Olejarz wrote in an email to ClickOnDetroit. 

Patients are being seen as scheduled. 

In early December the health system reported someone illegally gained access to the personal health information of 18,470 patients. Henry Ford Health System said the information that might have been viewed or stolen includes name, date of birth, medical record number, provider's name, date of service, department's name, location, medical condition and health insurer.


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