Car crashes into a pole, bringing down EHR

From Becker’s:

A car crashed into a utility pole in Poulsbo, Wash., on Dec. 31, affecting healthcare and telephone services in the area, according to

A 38-year-old man crashed his car into a utility pole, splitting it in half and causing it to catch fire and burn. The man was taken to a nearby medical center and sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

However, the crash temporarily brought down the Epic EHR system at Port Townsend, Wash.-based Jefferson Healthcare.

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