Atrium Health Data Breach Investigation

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


Atrium Health is a healthcare provider that serves the greater Charolette area. A part of Advocate Health, one of the United States’ largest non-profit health systems, Atrium Health offers a wide range of services, including primary care, cancer care, cariology, behavioral health, rehabilitation, surgery, imaging, and orthopedic and musculoskeletal care. Additionally, Atrium Health performs extensive and contemporary research. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Atrium Health has 40 hospitals and over 1,400 locations across North Carolina and employs more than 70,000 individuals.  


On May 31, 2023, a third-party vendor of Atrium Health, Nuance Communications, 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, Nuance Communications determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through a vulnerability in the MOVEit file sharing platform between May 28 and 29, 2023. On September 22, 2023, Nuance Communications began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth
  • Address
  • Health insurance information
  • Medical information
  • Demographic information

If you received a breach notification letter from Atrium Health or Nuance Communications:

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 Atrium Health 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 Atrium Health or Nuance Communications, Inc.;
  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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