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peer review

n. an examination and evaluation of the performance of a professional or technician by a board or committee made up of people in the same occupation. This may arise in determining whether a person has been legitimately discharged, denied promotion or penalized by an employer, or is found to have failed to meet minimum standards of performance and is thus liable in a lawsuit claiming damages due to negligence.

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HCFA provided the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care (AFMC) with the 1990 MODEL data used by the Peer Review Organizations (PROs) to replicate the mortality information published in the 1992 Medicare Hospital Information project (MHIP) report.
To examine the use of seven clinical preventive services among adults at the county level and to demonstrate how a population-based survey can be used to guide local prevention efforts, a community-based coalition (the Sickness Prevention Achieved through Regional Collaboration [SPARC]), in collaboration with state health departments, peer review organizations, and CDC, conducted a survey in the four-county SPARC region.
Island Peer Review Organization (IPRO), a medical insurance services company, has completed its 80,000-square-foot move of its headquarters to the Triad V office center in Lake Success, Long Island.
Communication from the Peer Review Organization (PRO) are reported to the Case Review Committee or the Medical QA Committee, whichever is appropriate.
IFMC conducts utilization review as Medicare's Peer Review Organization in Iowa.