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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The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) has announced the release the ABYC Compliance Audit Tool and the Global Compliance Guideline to assist members in compliance both domestically and internationally.
The audit tool is based entirely on elements within the Level 1 (contract compliance) section of QiO.
The Pump Audit Tool system from Grundfos offers businesses a professional on-site check-up for pumping systems by measuring the overall efficiency of their current pumps in situ.
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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.
After conducting a comprehensive pilot study at The Episcopal Church Home using many of the above criteria, I developed the Multidisciplinary Decline Rounding Audit tool (Figure) to assist the MDCPT in early detection of failure to thrive.
The audit tool is intended for use by state affiliates and large locals, either on their own or with other education groups.
The audit tool took 10 - 20 minutes to run at each workstation, with all data files and applications closed down first.
In the absence of such belief or suspicion, we believe it appropriate to challenge when this line of questioning turns from being an audit tool to an improper invasion of taxpayer privacy.
Analytical procedures are an important audit tool, made even more effective by proper attention to expectation formation and assessment of the precision of the expectation.
The Sullivan Group's patient safety and risk management system combines Web-based risk and safety education programs, intelligent medical records for physicians and nurses and a Web-based clinical audit tool to help medical professionals decrease errors and improve patient outcomes.