Press Release

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 14, 2022

Media Contact:
Catholic Hospice
(305) 351-7100

Catholic Hospice Provides Notice of Data Security Incident

(MIAMI LAKES, FL — January 14, 2022) While conducting a security review, Catholic Hospice determined that email accounts for three Catholic Hospice employees may have been compromised. Catholic Hospice engaged an independent computer forensic firm to review the information in the account to identify and extract any protected health information, and on December 1, 2021, learned that protected health information was present in the accounts. Information that may have been impacted includes names, addresses, and some combination of the following: demographic information, Social Security numbers, medical information and treatment history, diagnosis, and other health related information.

Catholic Hospice is notifying individuals whose protected health information was affected. They are also taking steps to minimize the risk of this kind of event from happening in the future. In response to the incident, they engaged independent computer forensic experts to assist with determining the scope and impact of the incident and changed passwords on the impacted accounts. In addition, they have arranged for affected individuals to receive credit monitoring and identity protection services provided by IDX.

For More Information: Individuals seeking more information about this incident should call 305-351-7100 Monday through Friday from 8 am – 6 pm Eastern Standard Time.