As an organization, we are committed to honest and ethical behavior, and to conducting our business with integrity. The practice of behaving honestly, ethically and with integrity is an individual responsibility. We make decisions about how to conduct ourselves every day as we go about our work. Each of us is accountable for the actions that we decide to take.
Stanford Health Care's Code of Conduct is the keystone of its corporate integrity philosophy and communicates its ethical business standards. The Code of Conduct serves as a cultural compass for staff, management, vendors, volunteers and others who interact with the hospitals. It is an essential element of our Compliance Integrity Program. The Compliance Department was created to oversee our Compliance Integrity Program and to demonstrate our commitment to conducting our business with integrity. The Compliance Integrity Program is a partnership among all of us to make the right business choices.
The Code of Conduct is a vital part of how we achieve our mission and vision. It provides guidance to ensure that our work is accomplished in an ethical and legal manner. It emphasizes our common culture of integrity and our responsibility to operate with the highest principles and ethical business standards as we strive to care for our patients and each other with respect, honesty, compassion, teamwork and excellence.
At Stanford Health Care, we are each guardians of our reputation for ethical business practices and our standing as a leader in the academic medical center community. We are committed to delivering the highest quality patient care in compliance with our Code of Conduct.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Stanford Health Care