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On Behalf of | Jun 10, 2022 | Firm News |

Shields Health Care Group, Inc. (“Shields”) is an imaging and management service company for more than 40 medical providers in New England. On June 7, 2022, DataBreaches.net reported on Shields’ massive data breach that affected 2 million patients’ personal identifiable information (“PII”) and/or personal health information (“PHI”). “PII” and “PHI” that was or may have been compromised includes full name, Social Security number, date of birth, address, provider information, diagnosis, billing information, insurance number and information, medical record number, patient ID, and other medical or treatment information.

According to the DataBreaches.net as well as Shields’ website, an unauthorized party gained access to certain Shields’ systems from March 7, 2022, to March 21, 2022; a security alert was identified by Shields on or about March 18, 2022; Shields submitted notification of the breach to the U.S. Department of Health on or about May 27, 2022; and a notification was posted on Shields’ website on or about June 7, 2022.

If you or a loved one received a notification letter from Shields (or if you have concerns but did not receive a letter), Goldenberg Schneider, LPA would like to discuss your legal rights and options. You may contact us by calling (513)982-1569 or completing the form below.

A list of Shields Facility Partners includes:

Baystate Health Urgent Care, LLC Baystate MRI & Imaging Center, LLC Brighton Imaging Center, LLC Cape Cod CT Services, LLC
Cape Cod Imaging Services, LLC (a business associate to Falmouth Hospital Association, Inc) Cape Cod PET/CT Services, LLC Cape Cod Radiation Therapy Service, LLC Central Maine Medical Center
Emerson Hospital Fall River/New Bedford Regional MRI Ltd. Partnership Falmouth Hospital Assn., Inc. Franklin MRI Ctr. LLC
Lahey Clinic MRI Services, LLC Massachusetts Bay MRI Ltd. Partnership Mercy Imaging, Inc. Mercy Imaging, Inc. MRI/CT of Providence, LLC
Newton-Wellesley MRI Ltd. Partnership NW Imaging Management Co., LLC (an associate to Newton Wellesley Orthopedic Associates, Inc.) Newton-Wellesley Imaging, PC Newton Wellesley Orthopedic Associates, Inc.
Northern MASS MRI Services, Inc. PET-CT Services by Tufts Medical Center and Shields, LLC Shields and Sports Medicine Atlantic Imaging Shields CT of Brockton, LLC
Management Co, LLC (a business associate SportsMedicine Atlantic Orthopaedics P.A.)
Shields Imaging at Anna Jaques Hospital, LLC Shields Healthcare of Cambridge, Inc Shields Imaging at University Hospital, LLC Shields Imaging at York Hospital, LLC
Shields Imaging Management at Emerson Hospital, LLC (a business associate to Emerson Hospital) Shields Imaging of Eastern Mass, LLC Shields Imaging of Lowell General Hospital, LLC Shields Imaging of Portsmouth, LLC
Shields Imaging with Central Maine Health, LLC (a business associate to Central Maine Medical Center) Shields Management Company, Inc. Shields MRI & Imaging Center of Cape Cod, LLC Shields MRI of Framingham, LLC
Shields PET/CT at CMMC, LLC Shields PET_CT at Berkshire Medical Center, LLC Shields PET-CT at Cooley Dickinson Hospital, LLC Shields PET-CT at Emerson Hospital, LLC
Shields Radiology Associates, PC Shields Signature Imaging, LLC Shields Sturdy PET-CT, LLC Shields-Tufts Medical Center Imaging Management, LLC (a business associate to Tufts Medical Center, Inc.)
South Shore Regional MRI Limited Partnership Southeastern Massachusetts Regional MRI Limited Partnership SportsMedicine Atlantic Orthopaedics P.A. Tufts Medical Center, Inc.
UMass Memorial HealthAlliance MRI Center, LLC UMass Memorial MRI – Marlborough, LLC UMass Memorial MRI & Imaging Center, LLC Winchester Hospital / Shields MRI, LLC
Radiation Therapy of Southeastern Massachusetts, LLC Radiation Therapy of Winchester, LLC South Suburban Oncology Center Limited Partnership Shields Imaging of North Shore, LLC