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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Sleep Medicine Associates of Texas, P.A. Discovered Data Incident
Dallas –Sleep Medicine Associates of Texas, P.A. (“Sleep Medicine Associates”) discovered data security incident.
Sleep Medicine Associates recently learned of an incident which resulted in the disclosure of patient information. On January 14, 2021, we discovered a document purporting to be from Sleep Medicine Associates containing first and last names of patients in the possession of an individual not affiliated with Sleep MedicineAssociates.
Law enforcement authorities have been alerted and we will actively assist in any ensuing investigation into this incident.
On March 16, 2021, Sleep Medicine Associates mailed notification letters to those patients who may have been affected by this incident. The letters will provide recommendations on how affected individuals may protect themselves. SleepMedicine Associates encourages affected individuals to remain vigilant by monitoring their personal information. Additional information may be found in the notification letters.
Sleep MedicineAssociates plans to implement additional safeguards to further strengthen data security and assess its privacy and security controls to prevent future incidents such as this.
Sleep Medicine Associates takes its patients’ privacy and the security of information very seriously and deeply regrets any inconvenience this incident may have caused.
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