Eastern Connecticut Health Network Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Eastern Connecticut Health Network regarding its recent data breach. The Eastern Connecticut Health Network data breach may have involved sensitive personal information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


Eastern Connecticut Health Network is a health care system located in eastern Connecticut. As a hospital and health care network, Eastern Connecticut Health Network provides behavioral health services, cancer care, diabetes care, heart and vascular services, rehabilitation, and general primary care. Eastern Connecticut Health Network is a subsidiary of Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., a company that was founded in 1996 that provides healthcare services to Connecticut, New Jersy, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Southern California, and South-Central Texas. Headquartered in Manchester, Connecticut, Eastern Connecticut Health Network employs approximately 2,600 individuals.


On August 3, 2023, Eastern Connecticut Health Network discovered that its parent company, Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal information in its systems may have been accessed. While the investigation is ongoing, Eastern Connecticut Health Network determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through a ransomware attack. At present, the exact type of information exposed has not been made publicly available and Eastern Connecticut Health Network has not yet begun contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted.

If you are a current or former patient of Eastern Connecticut Health Network:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Eastern Connecticut Health Network data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in free credit monitoring service provided by Eastern Connecticut Health Network;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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