Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, a law firm experienced in data breach cases, is investigating claims on behalf of victims of a data breach involving data entrusted to Novant Health Inc.
Novant Health Inc. is a healthcare provider with 15 hospitals & more than 350 physician practices offering advanced medical treatment in North Carolina. If you received a notice of data breach letter from Novant Health Inc., please contact us as soon as possible to understand your legal rights in response to the data breach.
On July 17, 2022, Novant Health Inc. discovered a data breach impacting private patient information. Novant Health Inc.’s investigation that followed determined a pixel used on the company’s website in conjunction with a Facebook marketing campaign had the ability to transmit personal information about patients. The marketing campaign was launched in March 2020 in an effort to connect more patients with Novant Health Inc.’s MyChart in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Novant Health Inc. has no disclosed how long the cyber-attack occurred and when its investigation concluded. However, Novant Health Inc. did not notify impacted individuals until August 12, 2022.
WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?
Novant Health Inc. has disclosed the following information was included in the data breach:
- full names,
- email addresses,
- phone numbers,
- computer IP addresses,
- appointment types and dates,
- physician selected,
- and/or content typed into free text boxes.
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE NOVANT HEALTH INC. DATA BREACH?
If you would like to have a free, confidential consultation with an attorney to learn more about your rights and potential legal remedies in responding to the Novant Health Inc. data breach, please contact Markovits, Stock & DeMarco attorney Terry Coates at (513) 651-3700, email us at [email protected], or submit a Case Evaluation request through the form below.