Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Charlotte Radiology regarding a recent data breach. The Charlotte Radiology data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an unknown number of patients.
ABOUT CHARLOTTE RADIOLOGY:
Charlotte Radiology is a radiology practice in Charlotte, North Carolina. Charlotte Radiology employs over 120 radiologists and advanced practice providers and performs or analyzes more than 1.7 million radiology studies every year. Charlotte Radiology performs these studies for 15 hospitals, more than 25 imaging centers and numerous health care providers. Additionally, Charlotte Radiology owns and operates 16 breast centers, a mobile breast center program, two vein centers, as well as several vascular and interventional radiology sites. Charlotte Radiology also jointly owns five other radiology centers and supervises and manages the operations of Carolinas Imaging Services, LLC, which provides imaging services in Charlotte, Rock Hill, and Huntersville.
On December 24, 2021, Charlotte Radiology experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its system may have been accessed and obtained. Through its investigation, Charlotte Radiology determined that an unknown actor accessed and obtained this sensitive personal information between December 17 and December 24, 2021. Charlotte Radiology also determined that the data breach impacted patients of Carolinas Imaging Services, LLC. Recently, Charlotte Radiology began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Medical record number
- Health insurance information
- Patient account number
- Diagnosis and/or treatment information
If you are a current or former patient of Charlotte Radiology:
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 Charlotte Radiology 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 Charlotte Radiology;
- 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.