COVID: Odisha forms committees for audit of quality care, death review

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has constituted district-level committees for audit of quality care at COVID healthcare facilities and review of deaths due to the disease, the Health Department said.

The committee will be headed by an officer authorised by the Collector/Municipal Commissioner and not below the rank of Additional District Magistrate. The CDM & PHO, an ICU trained doctor and Medical Officer of the treating facility will be amongst the members, the department said.

These committees will audit the quality of care at COVID facilities as well as review the death of COVID positive suspect patients in government and private hospitals in the district/Municipal Corporation area.

The committee will also examine the full medical records of the patients while auditing the quality of care and reviewing deaths with a view to further strengthen the system and improve COVID Response to save lives.

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