Conflict of Interest A conflict of interest exists when you have a professional obligation to UT Southwestern Medical Cent...
Outside Interests Include <ul><li>Professional Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Financial Interests </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>The Texas Legislature has adopted the following standards of conduct for state employees </li></ul><ul><li>A state...
<ul><li>Accept or solicit any gift, favor, or service that might reasonably appear to influence the employee while perform...
<ul><li>Accept other employment or engage in a business/professional activity that would require or induce the employee to...
<ul><li>Accept other outside or dual employment or compensation that could reasonably be expected to impair the employee’s...
<ul><li>Make personal investments that could reasonably create a substantial conflict between the employee’s private inter...
<ul><li>Intentionally or knowingly solicit, accept or agree to accept any benefit for performing your UT Southwestern duti...
<ul><li>How has UT Southwestern Medical Center followed the State guidance? </li></ul>
<ul><li>Implementation of a UT Southwestern Medical Center policy, “Relationship of UT Southwestern Facility, Trainees and...
New Rules Regarding Vendors/Sales Representatives <ul><li>DO: </li></ul><ul><li>Get Vendors Credentialed with VendorClear ...
New Rules Regarding Vendors/Sales Representatives <ul><li>DON’T’s: </li></ul><ul><li>Accept Any Gifts </li></ul><ul><li>Ac...
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Annual ed conflict of interest4 2010

  1. 1. Conflict of Interest A conflict of interest exists when you have a professional obligation to UT Southwestern Medical Center that might be compromised by the pursuit of outside interests
  2. 2. Outside Interests Include <ul><li>Professional Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Financial Interests </li></ul><ul><li>Acceptance of Gifts from Third Parties </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The Texas Legislature has adopted the following standards of conduct for state employees </li></ul><ul><li>A state employee should not: </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Accept or solicit any gift, favor, or service that might reasonably appear to influence the employee while performing their official duties </li></ul><ul><li>Gifts can include food, tickets to entertainment activities, expenses for a trip, or payment for educational purposes </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Accept other employment or engage in a business/professional activity that would require or induce the employee to disclose UT Southwestern’s confidential information during the course of this employment or engagement </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Accept other outside or dual employment or compensation that could reasonably be expected to impair the employee’s independence of judgment in the performance of the employee’s UT Southwestern’ duties </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Make personal investments that could reasonably create a substantial conflict between the employee’s private interest and your public interest </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Intentionally or knowingly solicit, accept or agree to accept any benefit for performing your UT Southwestern duties in favor of another </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>How has UT Southwestern Medical Center followed the State guidance? </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Implementation of a UT Southwestern Medical Center policy, “Relationship of UT Southwestern Facility, Trainees and Staff with Those Who Provide Biomedical, Scientific, or Pharmaceutical Goods or Services Policy;” and revision of the University Hospital Vendor/Service Representatives policy, # 3-450 </li></ul>
  11. 11. New Rules Regarding Vendors/Sales Representatives <ul><li>DO: </li></ul><ul><li>Get Vendors Credentialed with VendorClear </li></ul><ul><li>Vendors/Sales Reps Only Visit by Appointment </li></ul><ul><li>Vendors/Sales Reps Sign-in and Get Badged </li></ul><ul><li>Stop Vendors/Sales Reps Without Badges </li></ul><ul><li>Allowable Items for Patients (e.g. baby items, glucometers, test strips, urinary catheters, formula) </li></ul>
  12. 12. New Rules Regarding Vendors/Sales Representatives <ul><li>DON’T’s: </li></ul><ul><li>Accept Any Gifts </li></ul><ul><li>Accept Food </li></ul><ul><li>Accept Payment for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Travel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Allow Contact with Students, Residents, and Fellows </li></ul><ul><li>Allow Vendor Promotional Materials in Public Areas </li></ul>

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