Regional Family Medicine
Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit

December 13, 2023 -- Attention: victims of the Regional Family Medicine data breach.

Abington Cole + Ellery is investigating the recently announced Regional Family Medicine data breach.

On June 26, 2023, Regional Family Medicine encountered an computer outage that disrupted local system access. Regional Family Medicine has stated that it promptly detected and contained this incident. To understand the incident's extent and potential data impact, Regional Family Medicine claims it initiated an investigation, assisted by external cybersecurity specialists. This investigation revealed that from June 8 to June 26, 2023, an unidentified entity unlawfully accessed the network and possibly obtained specific files, some containing personal details of employees and patients.

By October 13, 2023, Regional Family Medicine had reviewed the affected information. Regional Family Medicine then endeavored to secure contact details for those whose information was implicated in the breach. Additionally, on December 12, 2023, Regional Family Medicine informed the potentially affected individuals about the incident.

Upon identifying the breach, Regional Family Medicine not only began an extensive investigation but also fortified its IT environment. This included implementing advanced security protocols to avert similar future occurrences. Furthermore, Regional Family Medicine reported the incident to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Homeland Security, and the Arkansas State Police. Regional Family Medicine has stated that it remains committed to cooperating fully to ensure the responsible parties are held accountable.

As a result of the data breach, Regional Family Medicine is offering 12 months of free credit monitoring and/or identity theft protection services to affected individuals.

Approximately 80,100 individuals were affected by the Regional Family Medicine data breach.

Breached data may include, but is not necessarily limited to: names, account information, biometric information, dates of birth, driver's license numbers or state identification numbers, health insurance data, medical data, and/or Social Security numbers.

Additional information about the Regional Family Medicine data breach may be found here: Regional Family Medicine Notice of Data Security Incident.

Regional Family Medicine, situated in Mountain Home, Arkansas, provides a wide array of healthcare services with a strong emphasis on patient-centered care. This care extends through different life stages, including pediatric, adult, and geriatric. The clinic adopts the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model to enhance accessibility and customization of healthcare to individual patient needs.

Regional Family Medicine's key services encompass preventive medicine to promote long-term health, in-house laboratory services for blood work, radiology services like X-rays and ultrasounds, women's health services including mammography and hormone replacement therapy, and care for both pediatric and adult patients. They also perform minor surgeries on-site. Furthermore, Regional Family Medicine offers a patient portal for easy and constant access to health information, supported by a team of medical professionals skilled in various healthcare areas, ensuring thorough care for patients.

Regional Family Medicine serves the community from two locations in Mountain Home, Arkansas: their main clinic at 630 Burnett Drive and the East Branch Clinic at 250 Drillers Road. The clinics are committed to being a healthcare hub, focusing on creating a welcoming and professional atmosphere for all patients.

For more information about steps you can take to possibly reduce the chances harm arising from a data breach, please review the following article: What are some steps you can take if you've been the victim of a data breach?

If you believe you are a victim of the Regional Family Medicine data breach, and would like to participate in a class action lawsuit regarding this data breach, please submit your information via the form on this webpage. This website is not associated with nor authorized by Regional Family Medicine or any affiliated companies.