July 24, 2021
Troy Regional Medical Center (TRMC) has notified certain patients of exposure of personal information through unauthorized access of a vendors' onsite equipment between August 2019 and February 10, 2021. The information accessed was limited to name, date of birth, medical records number, diagnosis, physician name and radiological exam type. Critical personal information such as Social Security numbers or billing details were NOT included in this unauthorized access. TRMC was able to confirm which patients were impacted by this incident on May 25, 2021. TRMC has no indication that the impacted patients' information was used inappropriately.
While there has been no indication of misuse of the information, patients can learn more about how to protect against identity theft and fraud by visiting the FTC's website, www.identitytheft.gov
, to learn more about fraud alerts, security freezes and other measures that can be taken to better protect against identity theft and fraud.
TRMC has increased its information security efforts and contracted with experts in the field to assist in those endeavors.
Anyone with questions or concerns may contact the hospital at 800-457-5173 or by email to email@example.com.