Deepak Chaudhry - BDO Houston

Deepak Chaudhry

Director; BDO Digital

MSIS, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, ITIL

BDO Houston Office

713-548-0939

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Executive Summary

Deepak Chaudhry is a director in the firm's Strategy, Technology & Transformation practice. He has more than 15 years of experience in technology, security management and technical operations across a variety of industries, including healthcare, legal, non-profit, transportation, and warehousing.

Deepak has led numerous large-scale, multi-year projects, and he is experienced in managing end-to-end information technology (IT) operations, including risk and compliance engagements, information security optimization, enterprise business continuity planning, vendor management, governance, IT policies/standards development and implementation, IT change management, system adoption and integration, budgeting, and IT support services. He has extensive knowledge of regulatory frameworks and guidelines, including National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), and has implemented Electronic Medical Record (EMR) platforms (Meditech, eClinlicalWorks), IT enterprise architecture and big data analytics.

Prior to joining BDO, Deepak was the Chief Information (CIO) & Security Officer (CISO) for the Public Health Information Exchange (HIE) of the Houston region, where he oversaw all clinical data integration projects, as well as system and process security. He also served as the Vice President of IT at Nexus Health Systems, where he carried out an EMR implementation and multilevel infrastructure improvements, including bring your own device (BYOD) solutions, wireless and network improvements, security appliances, and client computing.

Professional Affiliations

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
Greater Houston Partnership Cyber Security Task Force 
TMCx Innovation Centre (Health IT Incubator) Technology & Security Advisor

Education

B.A., University of Toronto
M.S., Information Science, Penn State University