South Carolina hospital computer system goes down

Staff at Roper St. Francis Hospital were unable to access computer systems most of day July 25, according to local ABC affiliate WCIV.

The Charleston, S.C.-based hospital was locked out of email and access to some patient records because of the outage. Roper St. Francis Hospital did have to delay some medical procedures; however, the outage did not have a significant impact on operations, WCIV reports.

It is unclear what caused the outage. Roper St. Francis Hospital was able to get the computer systems back online later that evening.

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