audit and feedback

audit and feedback

The measuring of clinical practice against a target derived from a recommendation by collection and feedback of pooled clinical activity or outcome data. To be effective, feedback of audit results should be made in a timely fashion to the actual decision maker, in a format that will help him or her improve outcomes.
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Purpose: To evaluate the effect of an audit and feedback intervention on the rate of FV applications during well child visits at 12 months compared to baseline values in a county safety-net system as measured by electronic billing data.
Methods: After assessing the rate of FV applications among 1-5 year olds at baseline time periods in 8 primary care clinics, we implemented an audit and feedback intervention in 3 clinics identified as low, moderate and high FV application performers.
Conclusion: Audit and feedback appeared to facilitate pediatric FV program sustainability.