Reporting Via the Integrity Line

Vanderbilt University Medical Center maintains a hotline, called the Integrity Line, to allow Medical Center faculty, staff, patients, and other interested parties an avenue where they may report apparent incidents of wrongdoing that need to be addressed.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s existing procedures remain in place for anyone wishing to pursue reports or complaints through established channels. You can continue to report improper activities through your supervisor, or to the office charged with the responsibility for ensuring compliance with a specific policy.

If you wish to make a report via the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Integrity Line, you can call 1-866-783-2287. The hotline is anonymous, independently operated and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

It is important for you to know that retaliation for voicing such concerns is a violation of Vanderbilt University Medical Center policy.

 

NAVEX GLOBAL IS NOT A 911 OR EMERGENCY SERVICE.

Do not use this site to report events presenting an immediate threat to life or property. Reports submitted through this service may not receive an immediate response. If you require emergency assistance, please contact your local authorities.

 

What to Report

Examples of concerns that may be reported to The Network include:

Financial Matters
Accounting or internal control issues, fraud, theft or other financial issues
Safety
Vandalism, unsafe working conditions, environmental issues or other safety matters
Research
All issues dealing with research programs and funding
Human Resources
Confidentiality, data privacy, copyright violations or other waste or abuse of resources or information
Information Systems
Activities related to hacking, password sharing, unauthorized access to systems or networks, software copyright violations
Stimulus Act Abuse
Mismanagement, misuse and/or waste of funds allocated under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (including abuse of authority, unfair competition practices, health and safety risks and retaliation against whistleblowers)
Protection of Minors
Non-emergency suspicious, unsafe or threatening behavior or situations involving a minor in a Vanderbilt program; personnel exhibiting behavior that violates the Code of Conduct for working with minors.

How to Report

If you see or suspect unethical or illegal behavior,
you may report your concerns anonymously by contacting NAVEX Global:

Call toll-free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:
1-866-783-2287

After processing the report, NAVEX Global will provide the information to designated university and/or medical center officials for appropriate action. Reports submitted to NAVEX Global will be handled promptly and discreetly. Retaliation of any kind will not be tolerated.




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