Our goal is to assure and enhance the integrity, people, processes and assets needed by all stakeholders of Shriners Hospitals for Children. We appreciate your support and cooperation in keeping our organizations ethical in everything we do.
Shriners Hospitals for Children (SHC) seeks to promote appropriate standards of business conduct in every aspect of corporate operations, and to assure conformance to applicable federal, state and local statutory and regulatory obligations by SHC, its officers, directors, trustees, employees, physicians, staff, volunteers, contractors and agents (third parties that regularly do business with SHC or are on site at SHC facilities).
The principles found in our Core Values help to create and maintain a culture that fosters legal and ethical behavior. The first line of defense to adhere to our compliance responsibilities includes adhering to our core values of:
Excellence - highest quality and most effective services;
Innovation - continually seek to improve the services we provide and be a leader in our specialty areas;
Commitment - uphold the mission, vision and values of SHC;
Integrity - be responsible for doing the right thing and just thing in all situations;
Teamwork - recognize the value of each team member and work together to achieve the mission and vision;
Stewardship - responsibly manage and apply our resources to maximize the benefit to our patients, their families, employees, fraternity members and donors.
The Compliance Committee of the Board of Directors and Board of Trustees have oversight of our Corporate Compliance Program and value your input. Each of our Boards is committed to principles of ethical and legal behavior and expects us to carry out our business affairs with this guidance. That is why we have selected EthicsPoint to provide us with an anonymous and confidential method to hear your suggestions, concerns or report of misconduct. The information you provide will be sent to us by EthicsPoint on a totally confidential and anonymous basis. You have our guarantee that your comments will be heard.