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Vecino Health Centers Mitigates Impact of MOVEit Cyber Attack

Affected person medical data are usually not compromised, and affected person care companies are usually not impacted

HOUSTON, TX, US, August 11, 2023/ — Vecino Health Centers introduced at the moment it was affected by the current MOVEit cyber assault impacting a number of industries throughout the US and worldwide. The knowledge impacted included names, dates of beginning, and prescription dates for a phase of Vecino’s affected person base. The incident didn’t influence any of Vecino Health Centers sufferers’ digital medical data or compromise any sufferers’ social safety numbers, checking account info, or different monetary info.

“We take the safeguarding of affected person info and, thus, the prevalence of this occasion very severely,” stated Daniel Montez, CEO of Vecino Health Centers. “Taking steps to forestall future assaults is an ongoing precedence.”

Sufferers with info impacted by the breach are being notified by mail. Further info on steps people can take to watch and shield their private info is supplied. Sufferers who obtain a invoice or cellphone name in search of cost from anybody claiming to be representing Vecino Health Centers are inspired to contact their house clinic — Denver Harbor Household Health Middle or Airline Kids & Girls’s Health Middle — to confirm that the request is reliable. 

The cyber assault occurred on Could 30, 2023, on a MOVEit server. MOVEit is a managed file switch software program program utilized by Harris Health. Vecino Health Centers shares info with Harris Health and thus was additionally affected by the vulnerability. On June 23, 2023, Harris Health knowledgeable Vecino Health Centers that our affected person knowledge was impacted. Harris Health has taken steps to assist stop one thing like this from taking place sooner or later. Harris Health has applied all patches that the supplier of MOVEit has made out there and brought different remediation steps to safe its MOVEit server and can proceed to search for methods to boost its safe file switch protocols.

People with questions can contact Vecino Heath Centers toll-free at 866-236-4316.

About Vecino Health Centers

Vecino Health Centers is a non-public nonprofit group dedicated to creating high quality healthcare accessible and sustainable to the medically underserved in Houston. Established in 1999, Vecino is a Federally Certified Health Middle working two neighborhood well being facilities in northeast Houston: Denver Harbor Household Health Middle and Airline Kids and Girls’s Health Middle.

Nora Saavedra, MD
Vecino Health Centers
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