The Dallam Hartley Counties Hospital District, or the DHCHD, is a group of hospitals and medical facilities based in and around Dalhart, Texas. This group includes Coon Memorial Hospital, Dalhart Sports Medicine, Dalhart Physical Therapy, Dalhart Family Medicine, and more. The High Country Community Rural Health Clinic and the Coon Memorial Home Health and Hospice Center are also included. The health district employs over 220 people and earns more than $23M in annual revenue.
During the two-day breach, the hackers involved were able to get into the file network server to access confidential files. Some of the files the hackers gained access to contained confidential patient information.
The DHCHD data breach is believed to have occurred between September 27 and September 28, 2022.
This DHCHD data breach impacts some of the patients cared for by this hospital network. Nearly 70,000 patients could have had their information accessed and copied during this attack, and any of those patients could have had their credit compromised because of this breach.
The exact number of files impacted by the Dallam Hartley Counties Hospital District breach isn't known, but 69,835 individuals could have been impacted by the breach. This is the number of letters that the hospital group sent out. Anyone impacted by this breach should closely monitor their credit report and watch any financial accounts for potentially fraudulent activity that could be costly.