Andrea Eklund, JD, CHC, CHPC, CPC

Senior Vice President, Compliance & Internal Audit and Chief Compliance Officer

Andrea Eklund Biography and Information

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Andrea Eklund, JD, CHC, CHPC, CPC, was appointed as senior vice president, compliance & internal audit and chief compliance officer at Baptist Health in November 2023. In this role, she oversees Baptist Health’s corporate compliance, internal audit, privacy and information technology regulatory efforts, working closely with the Executive Leadership Team and Board of Directors. She serves as a strategic advisor to leaders across the organization, collaborating to maintain industry-leading compliance practices.

Before joining Baptist Health, Eklund served as SVP and chief compliance officer at UnityPoint Health, where she managed the strategic direction and oversight of compliance, privacy, internal audit, provider contracting and credentialing. Prior to this, she served as chief compliance and privacy officer at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare.

Eklund received her associate degree in paralegal studies from Rockford Business College, her Bachelor of Science in business management from Rockford College and her Juris Doctor from Northern Illinois University College of Law. She is a member of the Florida Bar Association, American Health Lawyers Association, Health Care Compliance Association, American Academy of Professional Coders, and American College of Healthcare Executives.