A reliability-generalization study of journal peer reviews
: A multilevel meta-analysis of inter-rater reliability and its determinants.
As the move from traditional to transparent peer review
gathers momentum, many open peer review
advocates believe transparency can go some way to stave off industry issues such as predatory publishing and fake peer reviews
Firms that perform audits under the Statements on Auditing Standards (SASs) or Government Auditing Standards (GAS), or examinations under the Statements on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAEs), are required to have system peer reviews
. The primary objective of this review is to evaluate the system of quality control that the firm has over its accounting and auditing practice.
For example, your peer reviews
at ScienceOpen can be added to your ImpactStory profile.
The AICPA Peer Review
Board approved changes to its Standards for Performing and Reporting on Peer Reviews
(Standards) on Jan.
The Arkansas Medical Society and the Arkansas Hospital Association don't see eye-to-eye on new legislation that deals with physician peer reviews
(2) On this view, reviewers are just maximizing utility, after all, and most find little in timely and polite peer reviews
Here, the Writing Center began facilitating peer review
sessions when a faculty member, frustrated with peer reviews
that seemed quick and content-free, asked tutors to come and show her students how to talk about other students' writing.
The American Medical Association and scholars explain that good-faith peer review
is afforded protection in some combination of the following three ways: (1) "involved individuals and institutions are granted immunity from lawsuits"; (2) "information related to the peer review
process is deemed confidential"; and (3) "peer review
work product is designated privileged and inadmissible in court." (25) All states within the First Circuit have statutes providing some form of immunity, confidentiality, and an evidentiary privilege to medical peer reviews
MTF-level risk management peer reviews
entail only minimal due process procedures: significantly involved healthcare providers are notified in person or by certified return-receipt requested mail of the pending peer review
, given access to medical records and redacted relevant documents, and given the opportunity to submit written statements.
The AICPA's Peer Review
Board has issued a white paper, Navigating Through the Revised AICPA Standards for Performing and Reporting on Peer Reviews
and Related Interpretations (www.aicpa.org/ download/centerprp/White_Paper_final_ 6_23_08.pdf).
Accounting firms without an accounting or audit practice are exempt from peer review
requirements; nonetheless, several factors will continue to feed the demand for peer reviews