When you choose Medical Audits technology systems you will triple your auditing capacity, drive improvements in compliance and provide safer, better patient care
Robust leadership in infection prevention and control is essential for effective decision-making, efficient use of resources and ensuring the provision of high quality, safe, effecitve, person-centred care (HIS, 2015)
Medical Audits provide advice, support, training, consultancy and auditing services to Acute hospitals, Nursing homes, Hospices, Residential care settings and other Healthcare providers so they can continue to provide and maintain a safe environment for their clients and residents during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Every year over 300,000 patients in England acquire a healthcare associated infection whilstin hospital. These infections cost the NHS more than £1 billion a year
Medical Audits have the knowledge and skills to provide key services including Infection Prevention and COVID-19 training and HIQA Infection Prevention standards audits to Nursing Home, Care home and healthcare providers
so they can do all in their power to reduce risks of spread of infections.
Medical Audits HIQA Monitoring System incorporates the full HIQA Monitoring Guide for hospitals to enable easy, standardised auditing of compliance with each standard at ward and department level.
Medical Audit’s HIQA Monitoring System includes the HIQA Monitoring Guides for :-
✔ HIQA Safe Injection Practices Monitoring
✔ HIQA Invasive Device Monitoring
✔ HIQA Multi Drug Resistant Organisms Monitoring
✔ HIQA Aspergillus Risk Monitoring
✔ HIQA Hygiene Monitoring
✔ HIQA Documentation Requirements
Using our complete HIQA Standards Audit System organisations can assess compliance with each individual measurable element.
Designed for Hospital Managers and Quality Management Teams the Medical Audits HIQA Standards Systems include all the standards and measurable elements from the HIQA National Standards for the prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections in acute healthcare services (2017).
Our embedded education and training systems provide guidance on how to evidence compliance.
You can monitor and measure improvements with each measurable element as you work towards full compliance.
You can track and monitor your compliance over time.
Results and data at your fingertips and always up to date and ready for when the Auditor arrives on site.
Organisations need to monitor and measure their performance using a range of Key PerformanceIndicators (KPIs).
Medical Audits Has a range of audit systems to support your organisations HIQA monitoring and HIQA auditing needs so you can evidence compliance with KPIs such as:-
✔ HIQA Surveillance of HCAI requirements
✔ HIQA Hand Hygiene Standards Compliance
✔ HIQA and HPSC Care Bundle Compliance
✔ HIQA Environmental Hygiene standards
✔ Health and Safety Legislation
✔ HIQA Safe Medication Management
Surveillance of HCAI including Surgical Site Infection (SSI) surveillance, Blood Stream Infection (BSI) surveillance and other device associated infections such as Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) is a HIQA requirement for acute hospitals.
Medical Audits Surveillance systems support this requirement.
Our range of surveillance systems are designed to ensure you can collect all the mandatory data needed for surveillance of:-
✔ Surgical Site Infection (SSI) surveillance,
✔ Blood Stream Infection (BSI),
✔ Multi Drug Resistant Organisms (MDRO),
✔ Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI).
We use standardised European Centre for Disease Control (ECDC) and American CDC definitions for HCAI ensuring bench-markable data and accurate prevalence analysis.
Because all our systems combine into one whole hospital auditing and quality assurance system, you can compare care bundle audit compliance and link device associated infections by ward and department and so much more.
The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) is an independent authority established in 2007 with the remit to “drive high quality and safe care for people using our health and social care services in Ireland”(HIQA, 2007).
The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) report, under Irish Legislation, to the Minister for Health and the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs.
They have statutory responsibility for: