HEALTHCARE QUALITY ASSURANCE &
AUDITING SOFTWARE AND CONSULTANCY
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.
Surveillance of HCAI is essential to track patient outcomes and to measure the effect of interventions on reducing infection rates.
The gold standard for surveillance of hospital acquired infections is a combination of laboratory based and ward liaison surveillance.
This involves daily ward based liaison with staff, follow up of positive microbiological cultures and review by a clinician during the post-operative period.
At Medical Audits, our highly advanced, scalable and flexible audit and surveillance software gives healthcare providers the complete software solution for surveillance of Healthcare associated infection and infection prevention auditing.
✔ Surveillance software for monitoring Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAI)
✔ CAUTI – Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection software
✔ BSI – Blood Stream Infection Surveillance software
✔ SSI – Surgical Site infection Surveillance software
Complete range of healthcare audit software systems including:
✔ Huge range of Clinical Audit software for Nursing and Medical staff
✔ Infection prevention and control audit software
✔ Hand hygiene auditing software
✔ National cleaning standards audit software
✔ Patient safety audit software including falls audit tools, pressure ulcer audit tools and more
✔ Cleaning Standards auditing software for hospitals
✔ Estates and facilities auditing software
✔ Environmental hygiene audit software
✔ Health and safety auditing software
✔ Software for auditing linen, waste, sharps, patient equipment and so much more
✔ Bespoke audit software development
This audit software provides the opportunity to collect data on rates of SSI in your organisation.
International guidelines and standards including:
✔ High Impact Intervention Care bundle to prevent surgical site infection (NHS, 2007)
✔ National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) clinical guideline number 74 (2008)
✔ Centre for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines and definitions (2012)
✔ EPIC 3 Guidelines on prevention of HCAI in England (2012)
✔ NICE SSI Evidence update 43 (2013)
WHO Global guidelines for the prevention of surgical site infections (2017)
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are recognised as one of the most common healthcare associated infections.
✔ Data from the 2012 prevalence survey of HCAI in acute hospitals in Europe revealed 42% of patients who had a Urinary Tract infection had had a catheter in situ in the previous 7 days.
✔ The presence of a urinary catheter and the length of time it remains in situ are contributory factors to the development of a catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI).
✔ It has been estimated that the risk of acquiring an infection increases by 5% each day the catheter remains in situ.
✔ Medical Audits CAUTI Surveillance audit is designed to monitor the rates of catheter associated infections in your organisation.
✔ The definitions used are based on the most up to date research and best practice standards and enable the benchmarking of results with other organisations using the same definitions.
✔ An estimated 30,100 central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) still occur in intensive care units and wards of U.S. acute care facilities each year. This figure does not include peripheral line related infections.
✔ Although a 46% decrease in Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSI) have occurred in hospitals across the U.S. and Europe from 2008-2013.
✔ The presence of an IV device and the length of time it remains in situ are contributory factors to the development of a BSI.
✔ Medical Audits Surveillance software enables auditing of BSI rates. The BSI Surveillance audit software is designed to help you monitor the rates of blood stream infections in your organisation and track the number associated with invasive devices.
✔ The definitions used are based on the most up to date research and best practice standards and enable the benchmarking of results with other organisations using the same definitions
Features and Functionality as Standard
✔ Flexible, auditing software to meet all your hospital auditing needs
✔ Mobile auditing software for hospitals and the community
✔ Real-time digital dashboards
✔ Web-based reporting system
✔ RAG charts and tables in real time
✔ Trend analysis
✔ Embedded training and education tools
✔ Photo and note functionality
The National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE, 2002) definition of Clinical Audit as a quality improvement process that seeks to improve patient care and outcomes through systematic review of care against explicit criteria and the implementation of change’ is widely accepted in clinical circles.
Medical Audit’s healthcare auditing software is an essential component of your quality assurance programme.
The systems are easy to use, provide fast and efficient data collection and enable real-time analysis of results.
Your Infection Prevention and Control teams and Quality Assurance professionals can easily identify patterns and trends and plan interventions for improved safety and improved patient care.
Our customers report:-
Improve Patient Outcomes
✔ Reduced Infection rates
✔ Reduced Outbreaks
✔ Reduced Patient Harm
✔ Reduced device associated infections
Efficient Utilisation of Resources
✔ Tripled auditing capacity
✔ Increased efficiencies
✔ Real time feedback and reports
✔ No duplication of data entry
✔ Hours of report preparation time saved
✔ Released clinical hours