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Institutional Compliance Office

The mission of the Institutional Compliance Office is to take a proactive approach in promoting compliance with applicable laws and regulations as well as UT System policies and University of Tennessee Health Science Center procedures.

 

The Institutional Compliance Office has responsibilities to...

  • Coordinate with UTHSC Institutional Compliance Committee to conduct periodic risk assessments to evaluate high-risk areas for exposure and non-compliance.
  • Monitor high-risk areas identified in the UTHSC risk assessment and coordinate the resolution of identified issues.
  • Manage oversight of Medical Billing Compliance through auditing and monitoring functions.
  • Work to ensure that UTHSC complies with the federal HIPAA Privacy Rule through campus wide training and implementation of campus procedures.
  • Conduct HIPAA Privacy investigations into alleged wrongful use or disclosure of protected health information (PHI).

 

 

Staff

 Melanie Burlison
Assistant Vice Chancellor/UTHSC Privacy Officer
mburliso@uthsc.edu
901.448.8030

 

Jonathon Berry
Compliance Administrator
jberry21@uthsc.edu
901.448.5887 

 

April Suttles
Administrative Compliance Coordinator
asuttle2@uthsc.edu
901.448.8680

 

 

 

Last Published: May 17, 2018