retrospective chart audit

retrospective chart audit

[-spek′tiv]
Etymology: L, retro + spicere, to look
a format for an audit developed by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. The audit involves several steps that outline a procedure for evaluating the effectiveness of the care given at a particular institution and for correcting any deficiencies found by reviewing the patient's records after discharge and comparing the data with standards held to be adequate by the Commission.
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To structure the improvement part of the project, the results of the initial retrospective chart audit and findings of the literature review were analyzed.
Incidence of perioperative inadvertent hypothermia and compliance with evidence-based recommendations at four Australian hospitals; a retrospective chart audit.
This retrospective chart audit reveals that pediatric patients at risk for malnutrition are not being identified.
Methods of the proposed studies reviewed n Retrospective chart audit 29 Prospective clinical audit 14 Questionnaire 8 Cross-sectional study 1 Randomised interventional study -- Cadaver-based anatomical study 1 Table 4.
In a retrospective chart audit of community health centers, Magnussen et al.
A second retrospective chart audit (N= 859) evaluated the incidence of violence against women identified after introducing an educational program in 2001 to the staff and adding a screening question to the intake procedures.
2004) also reported a lower incidence of intimate partner violence (9%) in a retrospective chart audit.
Bagley said, once these measures are made part of HEDIS, physician groups and individual physicians will need to develop methods to collect the necessary information without resorting to retrospective chart audits.