Audit and Advisory Services

Audit and Advisory Services

Audit and Advisory Services (A&AS) is an independent and objective assurance and consulting program within OHSU that is guided by a philosophy of adding value to improve the operations of OHSU. A&AS assists OHSU management in accomplishing its objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the organization's governance, risk and internal control processes.

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Conflict of Interest

Conflict of Interest/Gifts

Conflict of Interest (CoI) ensures compliance and education of employees for OHSU's conflict of interest policies, which include: outside activity disclosures, executive CoI disclosures, gifts and vendor relationships and CoI in research disclosure.

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Environmental Health and Radiation Safety

Surgical Supply

Environmental Health & Radiation Safety (EHRS) handles questions and concerns about occupational and environmental safety for all OHSU operations. These include: water quality; biological, chemical and radiation usage; waste minimization, handling and disposal; safety, health and operational regulations; and training and education

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Clinical Enterprise Integrity


Clinical Enterprise Integrity fosters and supports a strong commitment to honest, ethical and legal behavior.  Through prevention, detection and correction, this program helps to minimize the risk of unlawful or improper behavior.

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Information Privacy and Security

Studying Data

Information Privacy and Security (IPS) ensures OHSU appropriately protects the confidentiality, availability and integrity of all OHSU information. Activities include: incident investigation; privacy rights management; policy generation, implementation and clarification; departmental privacy and security training; computer system security assessments; and management of information security exception requests.

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Integrity Education

Integrity Education

Integrity Education ensures compliance and education for the OHSU workforce through such venues as the Compass learning management system and the Code of Conduct, which help promote an environment based on respect while protecting private and confidential information.  Integrity Education works to add required and relevant courses to Compass as the need arises.  Core courses include HIPAA - Privacy and You, Respect at the University, Integrity Foundations, Integrity Booster and OHSU Information Security.

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Research Integrity

Research Integrity

Research Integrity ensures compliance with all laws, regulations and guidelines that govern human, animal, basic science and applied science research at OHSU. Research Integrity provides professional support and oversight for the Institutional Review Board, the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, the Institutional Biosafety Committee and the Conflict of Interest in Research Committee.

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