Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Wichita Urology Group, PA regarding its recent data breach. The Wichita Urology Group data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT WICHITA UROLOGY GROUP, PA:
Wichita Urology Group is a urology practice with locations in Wichita, Kansas. As a medical care facility focused on urology care, Wichita Urology Group specializes in the treatment of prostate disease, urinary control, and urinary stone disease as well as offering laparoscopic surgery, vasectomies, and vasectomy reversals. Founded in 1963, Wichita Urology Group has been in operation for almost 60 years. Wichita Urology Group employs 10 certified physicians across its 2 locations in Wichita.
On January 3, 2023, Wichita Urology Group 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, Wichita Urology Group determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between January 2 and January 3, 2023. On March 8, 2023, Wichita Urology Group began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Health insurance information
- Billing information
- Patient account number
- Prescription information
If you received a breach notification letter from Wichita Urology Group:
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 Wichita Urology Group 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 Wichita Urology, PA;
- 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.