review, chart

review, chart

A method of quality assurance (and sometimes clinical research) that relies on the systematic analysis of individual patient records. Data may be used to determine the incidence of adverse events, the allocation of resources, the employment of specific therapies, or the degree of compliance with specified standards of care.
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He implemented new goals and quality measures for the organization, including better incident tracking and peer review, chart audits, and a monthly score card to help nurses improve and celebrate their achievements.
The literature review, chart audit, and financial analysis did not identify the existence of change in patients' plans of care due to gastric analysis results.