St. Joseph’s Data Breach Investigation

08.19.2021

Girard Sharp is investigating reports of a recent data breach affecting patients in the St. Joseph’s/Candler hospital system in Savannah, Georgia. 

Are you a St. Joseph’s patient? If so, you may have a claim for relief.

Protect your rights by speaking with a Girard Sharp data privacy attorney—dial (866) 981-4800 or submit your information below. 

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More Information on the St. Joseph’s Breach

St. Joseph’s announced that hackers first gained access to its systems on December 18, 2020, and deployed a ransomware attack on June 17, 2021.

The exposed information may include patients’ protected health information such as medical and clinical treatment information, birthdates, Social Security and driver’s license numbers, patient and billing account numbers, financial information, health insurance plan member IDs, medical record numbers, dates of service, and provider names.

St. Joseph’s confirmed that the ransomware attack may have compromised the protected heath information of 1,400,000 patients. Breach victims began receiving notification letters in mid-August. 

More information regarding the St. Joseph’s/Candler data breach can be found here.

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