Memorial Hermann Data Breach Notification

Memorial Hermann Hospital is sending out data breach notices to patients whose protected health information has been exposed by one of its business partners, Med Data. According to KHOU, “[a]n internal investigation revealed a former employee saved files to personal folders created on the website sometime during or before September 2019. The files were removed on Dec. 17, 2020.”

Patient information included in the data breach includes names, addresses, date of birth, Social Security number, diagnosis, condition, claim information, date of service, subscriber ID (subscriber IDs may be Social Security numbers), medical procedure codes, provider name and health insurance policy numbers.

Med Data Data Breach Notice

According to KHOU, “Med Data notified those affected on Wednesday via a letter, which included information about the incident and provided credit monitoring and identity theft protection services. Med-Data said it has since added more security controls, blocked all file sharing websites, updated internal data policies and procedures, implemented a security operations center and deployed a managed detection and response solution.”

Have you received a data breach notice from Memorial Hermann or Med Data?

The Adkins Firm represents identity theft victims, including victims of data breaches. Have you received a data breach notice from Memorial Hermann or Med Data? If so, you should contact The Adkins Firm for a free case evaluation and determine your legal rights. Contact us to schedule a free case review.