Data Analytics in Healthcare Internal Audit: A New Level of Value

Data analytics has been one of the primary drivers of the healthcare internal audit profession’s progress over the past decade. As audit and compliance risks and control and governance issues in the healthcare industry become more complex, healthcare internal auditors can take advantage of data analytics to expand the coverage of scarce audit resources. This paper highlights the benefits of data analytics and provides insights into the preparation and implementation of data analytics in important aspects of internal audit and compliance audit processes.