What is a stockpile audit?

December 28, 2022

A stockpile audit is a physical count of all the items within a hospital or within a certain location of a hospital. It is used to get an accurate count of current stock and streamline planning for future hardships the hospital may face regarding inventory management. Here are a few of the many benefits a stockpile audit can provide:

  • Creating an action plan for maintaining optimal inventory levels
  • Identifying where stock adjustments are needed
  • Removing outdated inventory
  • Optimizing space for inventory