CULLMAN – Cullman Regional on Friday reported a security breach of former vendor, FastHealth. The hospital reported the incident via social media in a statement:
“Cullman Regional has been made aware of an apparent security incident involving information owned and managed by a former hospital vendor, FastHealth, which may have affected individuals in our community. Cullman Regional is currently working with the former vendor to determine the extent of the incident. If you received a letter from FastHealth, we do want you to know that this is a legitimate letter and is not fraudulent. We recommend that you sign up for the credit monitoring service, since they are offering it to all individuals who have received the letter at no additional cost to you. The alleged incident was not caused by any action by the hospital and is the sole responsibility of our former third-party website provider. Cullman Regional will provide updates and/or additional information if available.”
The hospital directed those with questions to contact its privacy officer at 256-737-2591.
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