Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Endocrine and Psychiatry Center regarding its recent data breach. The Endocrine and Psychiatry Center data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 28,500 individuals.
ABOUT ENDOCRINE AND PSYCHIATRY CENTER:
Endocrine and Psychiatry Center is a healthcare provider in Texas. Specializing in endocrine based health problems, Endocrine and Psychiatry Center treats a variety of conditions, including diabetes, hypothyroidism, low testosterone, osteoporosis, obesity, and hormone imbalance. Additionally, Endocrine and Psychiatry Center provides care for mental health disorders such as depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and ADHD. To help its patients, Endocrine and Psychiatry Center has a dedicated research team developing a program, AppPractice, to work with patients with diabetes. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Endocrine and Psychiatry Center has an additional clinic location in Katy, Texas and has 14 providers on its staff.
Recently, Endocrine and Psychiatry Center discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Endocrine and Psychiatry Center determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information sometime prior to March 20, 2023. On November 14, 2023, Endocrine and Psychiatry Center began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Date of birth
- Financial account information
- Credit or debit card information
- Treatment/diagnosis information
- Health insurance information
If you received a breach notification letter from Endocrine and Psychiatry 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 email@example.com.
If you were impacted by the Endocrine and Psychiatry Center 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 Endocrine and Psychiatry Center;
- 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.