Davie EMS patient information may have been compromised

Published 9:39 am Tuesday, August 22, 2023

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Davie EMS patients may have been the victim of a compromise in a computer billing program.

Those whose information may have been released have been notified by mail.

Progress Software Corp. disclosed that its MOVEit Transfer tool had been compromised. EMS Management and Consultants, which contracts with Davie EMS.

“While EMS/MC is unaware of any misuse of information in relation to the incident, it is providing potentially affected individuals with steops they may take to help protect their informatin should they feel it is necessary,” said Kim Stanley, chief compliance officer with EMS/MC.

The types of information cybersecurity specialists identified that my have been released: name, date of transport, Social Security number, date of birth, encounter/transport number, billing codes and other information related to the transport.

“EMS/MC and its customers encourage potentially affected individuals to remain vigilant against incidents of identity thet by reviewing their account statements and explanation of benefits for unusual activity,” she said.

Potential victims may visit www.emsbilling.com/notice or call 833-318-2801 (reference code B100189).