Employees of Duke University & Duke University Health System may have access to confidential information that is needed to perform their job duties. Patient and personnel information from any source and in any form (e.g., paper record, talking, computers, etc.) is strictly confidential. Employees should understand and agree to comply with the statement before signing. The signed agreement should be maintained in the employee's personnel file and a copy given to the employee. Any questions or clarifications should be addressed to the employee's supervisor or human resources representative. The Executive Council of the Medical Staff has also recommended that employees sign the agreement annually.