As the National HITRUST Practice Leader and Vice President of Risk Assurance Andrew Hicks brings nearly two decades of experience to Frazier and Deeter’s Process, Risk & Governance practice. He specializes in working with organizations to adopt, implement and manage information security programs, specifically in regards to HITRUST, HIPAA regulatory compliance, risk management and SOC examination procedures.  Hicks’ deep knowledge of the healthcare marketplace will enable Frazier & Deeter to enhance its existing assessment and advisory services to overcome information security compliance and regulation challenges.

Andrew focuses on the development of consistency and quality-based assessment procedures with the intent to improve the customer experience. He has managed more than 300 HITRUST engagements and has been repeatedly appointed to HITRUST Assessor, quality and marketing councils. He has proven success traversing the regulatory and compliance pressures associated with healthcare service providers and organizations, including payers, providers and clearinghouses.

Prior to joining the firm, Hicks was Vice President of Healthcare Services at Coalfire. In that role, he successfully built a national practice by developing sales, marketing and delivery strategies centered on solving customer challenges. Earlier in his career he worked with a variety of organizations and industries in the areas of information system security and compliance.

Professional & Civic Organizations

§  Healthcare Information and Management Systems and Society (HIMSS)

§  Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council (HPH SCC)

§  Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC)

§  HITRUST Shared Responsibilities Working Group


Industry & Association Speaking Engagements

HITRUST 2019 Conference – Maximizing HITRUST ROI

HITRUST 2018 Community Extension Program