Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Yuma Regional Medical Center regarding its recent data breach. The Yuma Regional Medical Center data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information of over 700,000 patients.
ABOUT YUMA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER:
Yuma Regional Medical Center is a private hospital in Yuma, Arizona. Yuma Regional Medical Center was founded in 1958 as a 75-bed community hospital. Today, Yuma Regional Medical Center is a 406-bed acute care facility which is staffed by 2,400 employees and over 400 medical practitioners.
On April 25, 2022, Yuma Regional Medical Center was alerted to a ransomware incident affecting its system. Later, Yuma Regional Medical Center discovered that it experienced a data breach involving the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information of its patients. Yuma Regional Medical Center determined that, between April 21 and April 25, 2022, certain data was accessed and removed from its system. In early June, Yuma Regional Medical Center began notifying patients whose information may have been impacted. The type of patient information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Health insurance information
- Limited medical information
If you are a current or former patient of Yuma Regional Medical Center:
We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you were impacted by the Yuma Regional Medical Center data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by Yuma Regional Medical Center;
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.