Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Palm Springs Anesthesia Services, PC, regarding its recent data breach. The Palm Springs Anesthesia Services data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to more than 58,000 individuals.
ABOUT PALM SPRINGS ANESTHESIA SERVICES, PC:
Palm Springs Anesthesia Services is a medical group that specializes in offering medical services and expertise in anesthesiology. As anesthesiologists, physicians and specialists employed by Palm Springs Anesthesia Services support vital organ functions, mitigate pain, and ensure patient recovery and safety through the administration of medicines. Palm Springs Anesthesia Services may operate on a variety of patient conditions, such as individuals undergoing treatment for cancer, critical illnesses and injuries, infections, and a host of other medical conditions. Headquartered in Palm Springs, California, Palm Springs Anesthesia Services operates seven medical offices and employs 80 individuals across the state of California.
On July 11, 2022, Palm Springs Anesthesia Services’ management company discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. After conducting its investigation, Palm Springs Anesthesia Services notified the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that it experienced a data breach. On October 24, 2022, Palm Springs Anesthesia Services began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Driver’s license number
- Financial account information
- Health insurance policy number
- Medical record number
- Medicaid or Medicare ID
- Health information (such as treatment and diagnosis information)
If you are a current or former patient of Palm Springs Anesthesia Services, PC:
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 Palm Springs Anesthesia Services 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 free credit monitoring service provided by Palm Springs Anesthesia Services, PC;
- 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.