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Aultman Hospital Data Breach Class Action Investigation

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At Console & Associates, our data breach lawyers are closely examining the recent Aultman Hospital data breach. This breach was disclosed following a cyber security incident, which may have affected an undetermined number of individuals, potentially exposing sensitive personal information.

  • names,
  • medical record numbers,
  • dates of birth,
  • addresses,
  • patient account numbers,
  • health insurance identification numbers,
  • diagnoses,
  • and treatment information

 

Data Breach Incident Details

A recent website notice and HIPAA Journal article states that the Aultman Hospital was compromised due to a cyber security attack that was discovered on April 24, 2024 after the hospital learned that unauthorized emails were sent from an employee’s email account. An investigation confirmed that a single employee’s email account was involved and did not involve access to its electronic health records systems. Aultman Hospital also confirmed that an unauthorized party was able to access the employee’s email account between April 22, 2024 and April 24, 2024. Data breach letters were sent out by Aultman Hospital on June 21, 2024 informing affected individuals about the nature of the incident and compromised data.

 

Aultman Health Foundation Overview

Based in Canton, Ohio, Aultman Health Foundation is a healthcare services company consisting of Aultman Hospital, Aultman Orrville Hospital, Aultman Alliance Community Hospital, the locally managed health insurance provider AultCare, The Aultman Foundation and Aultman College.

 

Aultman Hospital Data Breach Victims Have Rights - Don’t Wait to Act

How do you know that you were affected by the Aultman Hospital data breach? Usually victims receive a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH in the mail, but the impact of a breach can be felt long before notices are sent to those affected. This can be in the form of fraudulent financial activity and other forms of identity theft.

If you believe you were affected, we encourage you to reach out to our data breach attorneys for a no-cost consultation about your situation. We will review your eligibility to file a data breach class action lawsuit and any compensation that may be available to you.

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Explore our “Guide for Victims of a Data Breach” to better understand protective measures you can take to better protect yourself against identity theft and learn how to secure your information effectively after a data breach.

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