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Independent Peer Review

While internal peer review is an important method to ensure quality of care, there are situations requiring Independent Peer Review. In these circumstances, outsourcing peer review is a 'best practice'.

Independent peer review services provide an objective opinion based on both the patient-specific record and the current standard of practice. CIMRO’s review services available to hospitals, health systems, ambulatory surgery centers, medical group practices and individual practitioners include:

  • Quality/standard of care
  • Patterns of care
  • Medical imaging (radiology, cardiology)
  • Clinical outcomes
  • Credentialing Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPE)
  • Focused Professional Practice Evaluation (FPPE)
  • External Peer Performance Evaluation (EPPE) View Handout
  • Sentinel/adverse events
  • Mortality reviews
  • Sleep study reviews
  • New technology/procedure
  • Fair hearing expertise
  • Utilization/medical necessity/coding validation
  • Telephonic or onsite educational sessions
  • Onsite peer review, proctoring or mentoring

  • Learn More About Independent Peer Review

    To request an Agreement for Review Services and to discuss our competitive pricing structure, call Cindy Scopel at 800.635.9407 ext. 4201, or email at cscopel@cimro.com

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