Peer Review Systems in Psychology
Quality assessment is a process that is concerned with the measurement of the quality of care. It is a preliminary step to quality assurance, which is designed to improve the quality of care. Peer review is one method of quality assurance and occurs when the review and determination is made by a co-professional. It is concerned only with the quality of care that has been offered, not with the quality of care in the overall health delivery system, a concern that would require attention to untreated as well as treated cases.
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