audit tool

audit tool

A generic term for any (usually computerised) instrument (e.g., Formic’s Fusion software), which may be used to capture data so that audit departments can undertake audit projects including document audits, essence of care audits, infection-control audits, identified risk audits, local priority monitoring, national audits, NICE guideline compliance audits, National Service Framework compliance, Standards for Better Health and Commissioner assurance.

Audit tools improve precision in the audit process, relieving pressure on resources within clinical audit departments, and providing an automated mechanism for accurately processing survey forms.
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For example, a group of community or elementary school volunteers may use the audit tool to assess streets and intersections within a mile of a target school.
Celtic Recipes also includes a self audit tool to identify marketing strengths and weaknesses and to develop a practical marketing action plan.
Another audit tool is the focus group, which can probe more deeply into the attitudes of customers, employees, volunteers and community residents.
Helium Networks, Inc., Pittsburgh, has launched SiteStumbler, a cost-effective, entry-level wireless site survey and audit tool that enables users to visualize and map 802.11 a/b/g wireless LAN (WLAN) networks, along with performing a variety of simulations.
If you don't know the answer, the College Industry Council on Material Handling Education (CICMHE) has just released an audit tool that can help.
An audit tool that provides baseline information through an initial assessment and tracks progress over time can best support values-based emergency prevention efforts.
Profiler Rx functions as an audit tool to examine an enterprise's data stores in order to groom data and to establish policies for backup and archiving, and it generates customizable or off-the-shelf reports on the status and success of backups.
An audit tool will be developed, with staff and delegates educated on how to use it next month.
The Webroot Corporate Spy Audit tool enables corporations to assess the risk level their orgazusations face from spyware infections.
The IDS in this case can only serve as an audit tool of events that might help to reconstruct the attack and indicate the extent of the compromise.
The router audit tool checks router configurations against the settings defined in the benchmark and produces a report listing each rule checked with a pass/fail score, a raw overall score, a weighted overall score, a list of IOS commands that will correct the problems identified, and a composite report listing all settings checked on all devices.