Notice of Data Breach and Our Commitment to Patient Privacy 1-30-2024, ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA Bay Area Heart Center is informing patients of a recent data breach involving our third-party business associate, Bowden Barlow Law, P.A., due to a cybersecurity attack and subsequent data breach. Following the cybersecurity attack, Bowden Barlow Law notified authorities and launched a forensic investigation which determined the potential patient information that was compromised may include names, addresses, full and partial Social Security Numbers, dates of service limited claims data and insurance policy numbers. We assure you, there is no current evidence confirming this information is accessible post-breach, and Bowden Barlow Law has since taken steps with a cybersecurity firm to secure systems and restore operations. Patient privacy and safety remain our top priority. In response, we are reevaluating our partnership with Bowden Barlow Law and enhancing our data protection measures. Additionally, we are offering all affected patients one year of credit monitoring services. We encourage those concerned to remain vigilant in monitoring their accounts. For full details and to access credit monitoring, please [click here]. Contact this toll-free number for any further questions – 833-705-6671 The Bay Area Heart Center is dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of patient care and data security, and we sincerely regret any inconvenience caused by this incident.
**Only records that were referred for collections were affected
Dr. Amit went above and beyond for my husband. He saved his life, he gave him two stents and medicine. He saved his life and treated him like family.
If not for Dr. Bhatia I would not be here. He is compassionate, and explanatory of all the was going to happen to me. Dr. Bhatia takes time with his patients.