Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Avem Health Partners regarding its recent data breach. The Avem Health Partners data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT AVEM HEALTH PARTNERS:
Avem Health Partners is a management consulting firm that specializes in providing solutions and expertise in health care for rural communities. Accordingly, Avem Health Partners offers services in employee retainment, reducing debt exposure, and improving healthcare quality that is individualized to the local community. Since it was founded in 1980, Avem Health Partners has had an estimated $7 million economic impact on communities and spent $8 million on hospital infrastructure. Currently, Avem Health Partners is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and employs more than 500 individuals.
On May 16, 2022, Avem Health Partners’ information technology vendor, 365 Data Centers, 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. Through its investigation, Avem Health Partners determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information before May 14, 2022. On December 14, 2022, Avem Health Partners began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Health insurance information
- Medical information (e.g., diagnosis or treatment information)
If you received a breach notification letter from Avem Health Partners:
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 Avem Health Partners 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 Avem Health Partners;
- 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.