Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Advanced Health Media, an IQVIA company, regarding its recent data breach. The Advanced Health Media data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 26,900 individuals.
ABOUT ADVANCED HEALTH MEDIA, AN IQVIA COMPANY:
Advanced Health Media is an information technology company specializing in IT services and consulting. Accordingly, Advanced Health Media provides clients with software and services to manage healthcare professional engagements. Founded in 1999, Advanced Health Media offers a variety of resources including financial solutions, pharmaceutical marketing, and compliance technology. In 2018, Advanced Health Media merged with IQVIA and expanded its areas of expertise to include advanced analytics, technology solutions, and clinical research services. Originally headquartered in New Providence, New Jersey, Advanced Health Media worked with more than 40,000 pharmaceutical reps and healthcare professionals throughout the company’s 19 years of service.
On or around December 16, 2022, Advanced Health Media discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Advanced Health Media determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and obtained this sensitive information beginning on November 27, 2022. On February 24, 2023, Advanced Health Media began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
If you received a breach notification letter from Advanced Health Media, an IQVIA company:
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 Advanced Health Media 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 any free credit monitoring services provided by Advanced Health Media, an IQVIA company;
- 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.