Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Baptist Medical Center, regarding its recent data breach. The Baptist Medical Center data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 1.2 million patients.
ABOUT BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER:
Baptist Medical Center is a hospital in the Baptist Health System that serves San Antonio and the South Texas region. Baptist Medical Center’s services include cancer care, emergency care, surgery, medical imaging, and other medical services. Founded in 1903, Baptist Medical Center is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas and has over 600 beds.
On April 20, 2022, Baptist Medical Center discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information of patients in its system may have been accessed. In early June 2022, Baptist Medical Center began notifying patients whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Health insurance information
- Medical information
- Medical record number
- Dates of service
- Procedure and diagnosis information
- Billing and claims information
If you are a current or former patient at Baptist 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 Baptist 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 Baptist 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.