Audits

Performance Audits

 

Audits are performed for charts randomly chosen from each department and are used to monitor and improve quality of care. It is recommended that 5% or 20 (whichever is greater) of cases performed in each specialty be audited quarterly for quality and appropriateness of care.

  • Assess department and physician performance
  • Identify trends and recurring issues
  • Improve your hospital’s quality of care and patient safety
 

Audit Workflow

  1. Create

    Hospital admin enters case details and uploads files.
  2. Assign

    Hospital admin assigns audit to a supervising physician.
  3. Review

    Supervising physician complete the audit with our easy-to-use online software.
  4. Archive

    The findings of completed audits are archived. Aggregated performance data for departments and individual physicians can then be monitored by select hospital admin and supervising physicians to help identify opportunities for performance improvement.

Hospital admins can track the status of open audits from the admin dashboard.

Audit Ratings

  • No issues identified level 0
  • Minor issue with no effect on patient level 1
  • Issue with potential for adverse effect on patient level 2
  • Disease or symptoms were caused, exacerbated or allowed to progress level 3
  • Longevity and/or functional quality of life shortened or adversely effected level 4
  • Issue attributable to death level 5

Issues may include problems with process, documentation, acts of omission or commission, quality of care, treatment or services provided.