Data Breach of Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Impacts 791,784 Individuals

In a notice of data breach obtained from the website of the Office of the Maine Attorney General, the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago stated that “Lurie Children’s has determined that cybercriminals accessed Lurie Children’s systems between January 26 and 31, 2024. On January 31, 2024, to protect our systems and our ability to continue operations, Lurie Children’s took certain electronic systems offline, including our email, phones, and electronic health record system (Epic), and Epic’s patient portal (MyChart).”

The data breach notification also stated that “[t]hrough [its] ongoing investigation, Lurie Children’s has determined that certain individuals’ personally identifiable and/or protected health information was impacted.”

If you believe your personal information was compromised as a result of the Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago data breach, please contact Michael Yarnoff, Esq., (215) 792-6676, Ext. 804, [email protected], [email protected], to discuss the data breach investigation or for a free, no-obligation evaluation of potential legal claims.