The University has many types of contracts and business agreements with outside entities.
Risk Management reviews contracts, as deemed appropriate, in conjunction with Legal Management and, also, with Materials Management. Risk Management provides on-going advisory recommendations to the afore-mentioned parties from the perspective of protecting against the risk of financial loss accruing to the University which right emanate from any particular contract or agreement. Insurance-related requirements and provisions are the most common area in which risk management opines.
Accordingly, the University has set out processes for systematically initiating, negotiating and finalizing various types of business agreements. These processes are outlined in the following University policies:
Contract Management, #00-01-90-40:00
Clinical Affiliation Agreements, #00-01-90-10:00
Contract Management – Purchasing, #00-01-60-15_00
Grants and Research Agreements (subcontracts)
Joint House Staff Agreements (Labor Relations), #00-01-30-20:00