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Policy Administration Office

Welcome to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) Policy Administration Office. UT Health San Antonio policies are designed to communicate expectations, support compliance with Federal and State laws, rules and regulations, and govern the pursuit of the Institution’s mission - To make lives better through excellence in education, research, health care and community engagement.

The Policy Administration Office is responsible for the policy management programs for the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s (UT Health San Antonio) Institutional Handbook of Operating Policies (IHOP) and the Multispecialty & Research Hospital Policy Library (Hospital Policy Library). The Policy Administration Office seeks to provide easy to follow processes and tools necessary to enhance the user access to policies.

This site serves as a repository for current policies and provides information about new and revised policies.

About The Institutional Handbook of Operating Policies

The hallmarks of UT Health San Antonio’s values are – Accountability, Diversity, Excellence, Innovation, Integrity, Professionalism, and Teamwork and Collaboration. These principles, and the appropriate behaviors that define them, are the essential aspects of UT Health San Antonio’s Institutional Handbook of Operating Policies. The IHOP applies to the entire UT Health San Antonio enterprise, although individual policies may be directly-relevant to only certain segments of the organization. The IHOP does not include General Academic Policies.

About the Multispecialty & Research Hospital Policy Library

The Multispecialty Research Hospital Policy Library sets the standard for outstanding high quality care and patient safety through innovations in medical and surgical treatment, applications of evidence-based interventions and patient-centered compassionate care. Providing the best possible care for our patients and their loved ones is at the heart of everything we do.

Access to this site is restricted to employees who have been granted log-in privileges.

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Policy Administration Office
UT Health San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MC 451
San Antonio, Texas 78229

Policy News & Updates

In accordance with IHOP policy 2.1.2, Policy Administration for Handbook of Operating Policies, the University Executive Committee holds final approval authority for new policies, significantly revised policies, and proposals to retire an existing policy. Click here for Policy News & Updates.