In April, Robert R. Michalski was appointed vice president/chief compliance and privacy officer at UF Health.
Michalski’s responsibilities include ensuring UF Health and its related entities are in compliance with the full breadth of laws, regulations and policies impacting the health system and patient privacy. A chief compliance and privacy officer is a critical leadership position in any health care organization.
The post oversees compliance and privacy at all UF Health operations, including UF Health Shands in Gainesville, UF Health Jacksonville and UF Health Central Florida.
“I am delighted that Bob has joined UF Health, and I believe he is a great match for a post that is at the core of all our operations,” said David R. Nelson, M.D., senior vice president for health affairs at UF and president of UF Health. “He is well-suited to continue our culture of compliance and ethical business practices that help make our brand one of the most trusted in medicine.”
Michalski previously served as vice president and chief compliance officer at Baylor Scott & White Health in Dallas. The health system, which operates the Baylor University Medical Center, is one of the largest in the nation with 49,000 employees and 5,100 licensed beds. It includes 50 affiliated hospitals, 800 patient access points and a health insurance plan that includes about 359,000 members.