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|