Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Healthcare
  • Entity Name: Tift Regional Health System, Inc.
  • Street Address: 901 E. 18th St.
  • City: Tifton
  • State, or Country if outside the US: GA
  • Zip Code: 31794

Submitted By

  • Name: Karen Summerlin
  • Title: SVP and General Counsel
  • Firm name (if different than entity):
  • Telephone Number: (229) 353-6236
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: SVP and General Counsel of Tift Regional Health System, Inc.

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 180142
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 15
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 08/11/2022
  • Date Breach Discovered: 08/16/2022
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Social Security Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 08/11/2023
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Tift Regional Health System, Inc. -Notice of Data Event- ME-Exhibit 1.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications:
  • 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: