Harrisburg Endoscopy Notifies Patients of Privacy Incident

Saturday, April 29, 2017 General News
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HARRISBURG, Pa., April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrisburg Endoscopy and Surgery Center, Inc. announced today that it is

notifying individuals related to a privacy incident involving certain patient information. 

On March 17, 2017, following an investigation of potentially suspicious system activity, Harrisburg Endoscopy determined

that an unauthorized individual could have potentially accessed patient information.  While it does not have specific evidence that any unauthorized individual did in fact access or obtain any information from its systems, Harrisburg Endoscopy is notifying its patients in an abundance of caution. The patient information contained in its systems included patient name, demographic information, Social Security number, and health insurance information.

To help prevent a similar incident from occurring in the future, Harrisburg Endoscopy is enhancing its existing security measures relating to protection of patient information. 

Harrisburg Endoscopy began mailing letters to affected individuals on April 28, 2017, and has established a dedicated call center to answer any questions. For additional information about this incident, please visit the Harrisburg Endoscopy website at https://www.hbgesc.com/

The Harrisburg Endoscopy and Surgery Center is dedicated to providing this high quality ambulatory surgical care to the patients of Central Pennsylvania and its surrounding communities in the most cost-effective manner. The Harrisburg Endoscopy and Surgery Center was designed and built specifically to provide outpatient (or ambulatory) surgery services to the community. Consequently, our highly trained professional staff offers high quality care in a friendly, stress-free and home-like setting.

For more information about Harrisburg Endoscopy, please visit https://www.hbgesc.com/

 

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SOURCE Harrisburg Endoscopy and Surgery Center, Inc.



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