Shields Health Care Group Data Breach
The Lyon Firm is actively involved in personal privacy and healthcare data theft cases and is currently investigating Shields Health Care Group data breach claims on behalf of plaintiffs in Massachusetts and nationwide.
Shields Health Care Group recently became aware of suspicious activity on its network and determined that an unknown actor gained access to certain systems in March 2022.
An investigation revealed that patient data was acquired in that time frame. Shields investigated a security alert on or around March 18, 2022, but the data theft was not confirmed at that time. The HHS site estimates that around 2 million individuals may be impacted by the incident.
What Information was Compromised?
Based in Massachusetts, Shields Health Care Group provides MRI, PET/CT, and ambulatory surgical services to patients at more than 30 locations throughout New England.
Shields says compromised files may have contained the following patient information:
- Dates of birth
- Medical record numbers
- Clinical information
- Health insurance information
- Social Security numbers
- Billing Information
Joe Lyon is a highly-rated data breach lawyer and Privacy Attorney representing plaintiffs nationwide in class action security breach lawsuits.