Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Healthcare
  • Entity Name: The Chattanooga Heart Institute
  • Street Address: 2501 Citico Avenue
  • City: Chattanooga
  • State, or Country if outside the US: Tennessee
  • Zip Code: 37404

Submitted By

  • Name: Ryan Loughlin
  • Title: Partner
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Mullen Coughlin
  • Telephone Number: 267-930-4786
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Outside Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 413,236
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 48
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 03/08/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 05/31/2023
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Financial Account Number or Credit/Debit Card Number (in combination with security code, access code, password or PIN for the account)

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 07/28/2023, 10/06/2023, 02/13/2024
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: The Chattanooga Heart Institute - Supplemental Notice of Data Event - ME.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications: 07/28/2023, 10/06/2023
  • Were identity theft protection services offered: Yes
  • If yes, please provide the duration, the provider of the service and a brief description of the service: 12 months of credit monitoring through Epiq