HIQA Monitoring and HIQA Standards Auditing – Medical Audits Provide The Full Solution

Medical Audits Systems Enable Easy Compliance with HIQA Monitoring Requirements

HIQA Monitoring Guide

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


  • Easy to use mobile audit system for department and ward based auditing using the Medical Audits HIQA Monitoring Guide.
  • Percentage compliance rates and areas for improvement identified as you audit.
  • Auto generated feedback reports and action plans.
  • Pre-populated Quality Improvement Plans at your fingertips.
  • HIQA compliance rates tracked and monitored with trend analysis reports.

HIQA Standards Auditing Systems

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.

HIQA Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for hospitals

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 Systems for Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAI)

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.

HIQA Health Information and Quality Authority


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).

HIQA's mandate

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:

  • HIQA - Setting standards for safe, effective care across the spectrum of healthcare in Ireland
  • HIQA - Regulation– Registering and inspecting healthcare organisations for compliance with HIQA standards.
  • HIQA - Monitoring - Monitoring and inspecting the safety and quality of health services
  • HIQA - Investigating concerns about the health and welfare of people who use these services.
  • HIQA - Health Technology Assessment– Providing advice on the best use of resources.
  • HIQA - Health Information– Advising on the best ways to collect and manage health information.
  • HIQA - Setting standards for the delivery of safer better care.

Medical Audits Auditing and Quality Assurance Systems Provide the Technology Systems for Monitoring HIQA Standards Both at Department and at a Senior Management Level.

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