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independent review

In computer modeling and simulation, a review performed by competent, objective reviewers who are independent of the model developer. Independent review includes either (a) a detailed verification and/or validation of the model or simulation; or (b) an examination of the verification and/or validation performed by the model or simulation developer. See also configuration management; validation; verification.
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The bill also establishes an eight-state waiver demonstration program to allow states to adopt innovative regulatory processes and aims to ensure that survey result disputes are resolved through a truly independent review process.
At that point, she consulted an attorney, who informed her that Illinois had a law that required the HMO to submit the question of whether the out- of-network surgery was "medically necessary" to independent review. If the review confirmed that the procedure was medically necessary, the HMO would be required to cover the costs of surgery.
In a dramatic TV interview to be screened tomorrow, wife Julie Evans attacks the NHS complaints system which fasttracked the complaint to an Independent Review Panel and defends her late husband's integrity.
TRW will provide independent review, assessments, recommendations, project management, technical expertise and other capabilities and skills that will assist the Office of the Director and subordinate organizations in a wide range of test and evaluation activities.
Under it, industry groups submit their toxicity assessments to EPA, which the agency then sends out to other scientists for an independent review. Any U.S.
-- now known as Unicare Health Plans of the Midwest Inc.--of a federal appeals court ruling that said the Illinois statute governing independent review isn't pre-empted by the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
We must never allow our citizens to be unwitting guinea pigs in scientific experiments." NBAC resolved that the president's goal would be met if every subject in a medical trial enjoyed two protections: informed consent and independent review of research.
This 2-year independent review will ultimately take us beyond the limitations of the ABCs, and beyond our current constraints.
Canadian Actors' Equity Association, the dancers' union in Canada, has also entered the fray by calling for an independent review of the Glasco case.
GM released the results of the independent review in June, which included interviews with 70 minority dealers across 25 states as well as majority dealers.
"A written and publicly available investment policy, coupled with current internal portfolio information would reinforce accountability." But, said the director, without an independent review of actual performance on a frequent basis, a written investment policy could quickly be reduced to words without substance.

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