Brian Bates
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Mr. Bates is the Chief Compliance Officer for UAB Medicine/UAB Health System.  Prior to joining UAB Medicine, he was the Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer for the Baptist Health System in Birmingham, Alabama.  He is responsible for the daily operations of the UAB Medicine Compliance Program and helps coordinate compliance activities across the UAB Health System. 

Mr. Bates is a frequent local, regional and national speaker for organizations on health care topics ranging from Fraud and Abuse compliance to HIPAA regulations. He was one of the first people certified in healthcare compliance and is a member of the Health Care Compliance Association and Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. Mr. Bates is very active nationally with UAB Medicine’s academic medicine peer institutions and he currently serves on the Association of American Medical Colleges and is the chairperson of the University Health System Consortium Legal and Compliance Network.