external audit

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ex·ter·nal au·dit

(eks-tĕr'năl aw'dit)
A verification of health care records by someone outside the organization to be sure that the health care facility is maintaining professional standards.
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Commissioners debated contracting with an outside audit firm as recently as last year, but held off amid disagreements over what an auditor should do.
WORCESTER -- In a review of eight major programs with federal expenditures totaling $44 million, an outside audit done for the city found more than $2.
Replying to another question, he said "the Cypriot government agreed to accept an outside audit of its banking sector to ensure it complies with international money laundering standards as a condition to receiving its long-delayed bailout".
But he drew the line at forcing losses on uninsured bank depositors and is resisting the detailed terms of other potential bailout conditions, including the execution of a sweeping privatisation programme and an outside audit on money laundering.
When Zurek recalled the spokesperson for Priests for Life to his home diocese in September 2011, the bishop cited concerns about PFL's finances, which, according to an outside audit posted on the organization's website, reflected a $1.
In those cases, it's more proof that an outside audit is the way to go.
The IAEA team will prepare a report that will be presented at a meeting of international officials next month in Vienna and represent the first outside audit of Japan's emergency response.
A former Austin Police Department employee's allegations of misconduct at the city's DNA Crime Lab prompted an outside audit of the lab.
Englestead said that in October of 2004, three months after Blackmon's first surgery and hospitalization, an outside audit was conducted on all USAH's charges listed on the Charge Master.
Beck said he has had discussions about the purchasing flaws with City Controller Wendy Greuel, concluding that her office should also conduct an outside audit.
An outside audit found that FHA's capital cushion will drop below 2 percent of the total dollar value of mortgages insured by the agency this fiscal year.
The program, which will be available only to TLMI members, goes so far as to enable a converter to get an outside audit to assess achievement in a multitude of areas, such as waste elimination; reduction of emissions, energy and water use; and efforts toward environmental management.