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peer review

n
1. (Education) the evaluation by fellow specialists of research that someone has done in order to assess its suitability for publication or further development
2. (Journalism & Publishing) the evaluation by fellow specialists of research that someone has done in order to assess its suitability for publication or further development
ˌpeer-reˈviewed adj
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Verb1.peer review - evaluate professionally a colleague's work
critique, review - appraise critically; "She reviews books for the New York Times"; "Please critique this performance"
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This feedback helps the editor to decide the fate of the manuscript.8 Surprisingly the assessment of peer review quality, standard and consistency is difficult because exact data of peer review is not yet available.9,10 Moreover the study of peer review is difficult and complex.9 The same manuscript receives different ratings by different peer reviewers evaluated through the same proforma resulting in low inter-rater reliability.11,12 Furthermore peer reviewers were found unable to point out all the errors in the manuscript.13 Since there is a growing need for systemic studies on peer review,14 we plan that one aspect of peer review assessment is to analyze the peer review proforma.
But our trad peer-reviewed publishing process is evolving, fast; completely new peer review models are emerging.
Several jurisdictions have undergone or are undergoing the in-depth peer review process, which is currently in its second round of reviews covering the period of April 2014 to March 2017.
HFMA's Peer Review process provides healthcare financial managers with an objective, third-party evaluation of business solutions used in the healthcare workplace.
There are three types of peer review reports: pass, pass with deficiency or fail.
Additionally, the entire peer-review process has been attacked in recent years because of several articles, replete with bad science, that managed to get through peer review and were published in reputable journals.
Peer review has a long history with CPAs, as firm-on-firm peer review has been a staple of quality assurance since the 1970s and continues as a mainstay in the profession's continual efforts to improve performance on audits and maintain the profession's reputation for rigor and trust.
All of us--authors, reviewers, editorial boards, and editors--have a responsibility to ensure quality through the peer review process and the dissemination of scholarship.
* Can peer review enhance writing rather than just focus on superficial errors?
The study analyzed the results of a radiation oncology-specific, peer review survey conducted by ASTRO in 2013.
Cecile Bledsoe, R-Rogers, who wanted to prevent problems involving conflicts with hospitals and physicians peer review committees, she said.