A computer problem forced Powell Valley Healthcare to unexpectedly go retro last month, requiring the organization to keep records on pen and paper for nearly three weeks.
On April 1, the healthcare organization’s network went down. It was a brief moment, but during that time, PVHC’s virtual servers lost connectivity to their data storage. Afterwards, Powell Valley Healthcare officials were unable to get their financial software to come back up, because a database file had been corrupted by the anomaly and became inaccessible.
No private information was ever at risk or compromised in any way, said CEO Terry Odom, and