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policy 0023 : Loss, Damage or Theft of Patient, Employee or Medical Center/University Property

The University of Virginia Medical Center shall make reasonable efforts to safeguard patients’ belongings and mitigate the risks for loss, damage or theft. The policy sets forth procedures to be followed for safeguarding patients’ belongings and managing the loss, damage, or theft to a patient’s personal property should it occur at the Medical Center. This policy also sets forth procedures for managing lost items found at the Medical Center, as well as the material loss, damage, or theft to a Covered Person's personal property and/or to Medical Center/University property (e.g., equipment, stock, buildings).

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  1. effective date:

    August 1, 2019
  2. signature(s):

    Chief of Quality and Performance Improvement