The assignment consisted of a governance audit of the information systems of the CHR hospital, as well from an administrative point of view as from a medical one. This assessment was part of the preparation for a partnership with another hospital group.
The CHR, Clinique Saint Joseph and Hôpital de Warquignies, is a major care centre in the region of Mons-Hainaut based on two sites, the clinic St. Joseph in Mons and the Warquignies Hospital. The hospital complex has 1,300 employees, 200 physicians, 500 beds.
Methodology – IT audit according to CobiT
|The audit of the department is carried out according to the CobiT (Control Objectives for Information and related Technology) framework from ISACA:
- Interview of key users to understand the expectations of stakeholders and to identify business requirements;
- The study of IT processes allows to evaluate how the delivered IT services meet the requirements and to compare these processes against best practices;
- The Resources (human, infrastructure, applications and information) used to satisfy the requirements are assessed.
The audit gives an opinion and a set of recommendations is developed to better meet business requirements. The management disposes of an action plan to improve the functioning of its IT department.
QAP has an extensive experience in governance, project and program management, as well as in control and risk management
For more information, contact Patrick Soenen at p.soenen[at]qap.eu.