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medical audit

A systematic approach to reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating medical care in order to identify discrepancies in the quality of care and to provide a mechanism for improving that quality.
See: medical outcomes study
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Medical audit is the most important factor of quality assurance in Hospital systems.
Keywords: Medical audit, Emergency service, Hospital, Teaching, Management audit, Education (JPMA 62: 154; 2012).
The company also increased the number of staff in its medical audit and investigation team to 25.
A total of three probes a from the Medical Audit, the Regional Health Inspectorate, and the Prosecutor's office, are taking place in the maternity ward over the tragic incident.
In an identical approach, as used with stereotactic and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy, medical audit is utilized in breast MR interventions.
It is worth mentioning that SQUH is to implement a medical audit programme in October at which a large number of SQUH medical staff, as well as, staff from other hospitals and health centres in the Sultanate will take part.
As part of annual inspections, radiology practices performing mammographies are required to meet quality standards for personnel, equipment, maximum allowable radiation dosage, quality assurance, medical audit and outcome analysis, medical recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
An investigation by Bulgaria's Medical Audit Executive Agency found that an error by a doctor led to the death of a four-year-old girl, the Health Ministry said.
Through the frequent medical review of provider invoices and assessments, DamanAEs Medical Audit Department found that one provider overcharged Daman for services rendered to C its members.
UTTOXETER racecourse was yesterday fined a record pounds 12,500 by the British Horseracing Authority after a medical audit carried out during the meeting on May 13 this year uncovered serious breaches of regulations.
2,3) Well-completed, readily accessible records are the foundation of medical audit.
A medical audit involves a review of medical utilization and charges by a nurse or other medical professional hired by the insurance company.

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