McAlester Regional Health Center Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating McAlester Regional Health Center regarding its recent data breach. The McAlester Regional Health Center data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


McAlester Regional Health Center is a healthcare provider located in McAlester, Oklahoma. As a provider of medical care and treatment, McAlester Regional Health Center offers a wide range of services, including a level III trauma center, emergency care, pediatric care, neurology, orthopedic care, gynecology, and general surgery. Founded in 1978, McAlester Regional Health Center came to fruition after nearly 100 years of integrations with other hospitals and dates to back 1895 when Reverend Francis Key Brooke opened the first civilian hospital in the Indian Territory, then named All Saints Hospital.3 Originally a 25-bed hospital, today, McAlester Regional Health Center has grown to have a 171-bed capacity to serve the McAlester and surrounding Southeastern Oklahoma region. McAlester Regional Health Center employs approximately 720 individuals with hundreds of board certified physicians.


On May 8, 2023, McAlester Regional Health Center 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 and acquired. Through its investigation, McAlester Regional Health Center determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information. On August 17, 2023, McAlester Regional Health Center began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth
  • Address
  • Driver’s license information
  • Financial account information
  • Health insurance information
  • Medical information (e.g., medical record number, treatment and diagnosis information)

If you received a breach notification letter from McAlester Regional Health Center:

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

If you were impacted by the McAlester Regional Health Center data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in free credit monitoring service provided by McAlester Regional Health Center;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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