BSMH Ethics Help Line
Speak Up!.

You should speak up if you are aware of conduct or practices that you believe are contrary to Bon Secours Mercy Health’s (BSMH) Code of Conduct or an associate’s Compliance obligations.
BSMH has resources available if you have questions or concerns about Code of Conduct matters. You can communicate your concerns in any of the following three ways:
Speak to your direct supervisor or your supervisor’s manager.
Speak to your Compliance Market Representative.
Should you need to complete a Conflicts of Interest Disclsoure form, please contact the compliance department at coi@bsmhealth.org.
Submit a question or on-line report to the BSMH Ethics Help Line 24/7 using one of the following:
On-line
888-302-9224
If you have any HR‐related questions or concerns, please reach out directly to at 1‐877‐692‐7780, Option #2 or your designated .
Report issues and events relating to clinical matters in .
Retaliation is when an individual (or a group of individuals) tries to cause harm, create unnecessary barriers, intimidate or otherwise “get back” at someone for carrying out their responsibilities under the Code.
BSMH has a policy of no tolerance for any form of retaliation against someone who reports a concern in good faith.
No tolerance for retaliation applies to:
●  Direct as well as indirect retaliation.
Retaliation is when a manager or associate acts against an associate, when that associate files a bona fide complaint under our policies or assists in a complaint investigation.
●   Actions as well as threats of actions.
●   Actions by supervisors as well as by co‐workers.
It takes courage to speak up when something is not right. BSMH values and encourages honest discussion about concerns that are raised. Report any form of retaliation to your manager, CRO or to the Ethics Help Line. Retaliation could result in discipline and even dismissal.
Associates throughout BSMH also receive special training in the federal HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) regulations that protect the privacy and security of patient health information, and they are held accountable for abiding by them. Here is a list of some of the HIPAA Privacy & Security Prohibited Actions as well as the Confidentiality and Security Agreement and the Acceptable Use policy.
BSMH is committed to assuring that actual and potential conflicts of interest are disclosed, avoided and/or appropriately managed.
●   Review our Conflicts of Interest Policy
BSMH Board members, Board Committee members, all senior and executive leaders and other key management personnel throughout the System, including physicians in certain leadership roles, should complete the attached Conflicts of Interest Disclosure Form upon hire and annually thereafter. The Conflicts of Interest disclosure form can be accessed here:
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To Complete a New Associate COI Disclosure or Edit/View an Existing COI Disclosure click here
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Non-Employed/Board Members please contact the COI@BSMHealth.org for assistance.