BALTIMORE, May 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeBridge Health and LifeBridge Potomac Professionals announced today that it issending letters to patients about a recent security incident involving patient information.
On March 18, 2018, LifeBridge Health discovered that malware infected the server that host LifeBridge Potomac Professional's
At this time, LifeBridge Health and LifeBridge Potomac Professionals has no reason to believe that the patient information has been misused in any way. However, as a precaution, LifeBridge Health is sending letters to patients, and has established a dedicated call center to answer any questions patients may have. For those patients whose Social Security numbers were potentially involved, LifeBridge is offering a one-year complimentary credit monitoring and identity protection services. LifeBridge Health also recommends that patients review their billing statements and explanation of benefits they receive. If patients see services that they did not receive, they should contact the provider or insurer immediately.
To help prevent something like this from happening again, LifeBridge has enhanced the complexity of its password requirements and the security of its system.
For additional information about this incident, please visit the LifeBridge website at www.lifebridgehealth.org.
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