What is a Chart Audit?
Purposes of the Chart Audits
Chart Audits in Quality Improvement
Planning a Chart Audit
Questions to Consider
How to Conduct an Audit
Check Your Understanding
Using Results for Quality Improvement
Step 6: Collect Data

Select the date for collecting data and coordinate the specifics (date, time and number of charts to be pulled) with the medical records staff.

Review each chart to determine if the individual meets the selection criteria (e.g., correct age, gender, etc.)

Complete one audit tool (paper or line in the spreadsheet) for each individual you include in the sample.

Click on one of the images to view the example




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