According to sources, Mount Desert Island Hospital (a Medical organization in Maine) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2023-07-01.

Mount Desert Island Hospital notifies 24,180 patients of April network attack

“On June 30, Mount Desert Island Hospital in Maine reported a breach to HHS that affected 24,180 patients. The hospital had previously disclosed the incident on June 5, when they posted a notice on their website that said that they had detected unusual activity on their network on May 4. An investigation determined that there had been unauthorized access between April 28 and May 7, 2023. “

“The types of information that may have been impacted reportedly included name, address, date of birth, driver’s license/state identification number, Social Security number, financial account information, medical record number, Medicare or Medicaid identification number, mental or physical treatment/condition information, diagnosis code/information, date of service, admission/discharge date, prescription information, billing/claims information, personal representative or guardian name, and health insurance information. “

“As of June 5, they said they were unaware of any misuse of information. In response to the incident, they worked with third-party specialists to re-secure their network, implemented additional security precautions, reviewed policies and procedures related to data protection. Their June 5 notice does not mention offering patients any complimentary protection or mitigation services.“

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