peer review

(redirected from peer reviews)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.

peer review

Having one or more programmers review the source code of a program written by someone else. Peer review produces much better code, since others have already tried to understand it. Indecipherable routines are eliminated before they get buried into the fabric of the program. See open source.
References in periodicals archive ?
In the course of research, we have also reevaluated and reaffirmed our policy of double-blind peer review for reasons to be detailed herein.
The CalCPA peer review program notifies firms in the last month of their peer review year to complete a Peer Review Scheduling form, available at www.
And, if they are falsely accused, they often mistakenly believe that the truth and the facts will exonerate them if they are subjected to peer review.
Recently, we have peer reviewed each other in the administration of the in-class peer review workshops we organize at our respective colleges, and we have come to this conclusion: despite stylistic and institutional differences, writing workshops address both the practical and philosophical challenges of peer review when they draw students, tutors, faculty, and writing center directors into an authentic conversation about what peer review is and how it works.
44) The court found that the legislative history of HCQIA indicated Congress's explicit rejection of the notion that strict confidentiality of peer reviews was necessary to promote quality health care.
Initial departmental/service level peer reviews investigate the clinical facts and circumstances surrounding the PCE and render standard of care and attribution determinations that are forwarded to the MTF risk management committee for consideration.
Firms have peer reviews because of the public interest in the quality of accounting, auditing and attestation services.
In seven out of the eight service areas we measured, our hospital peer review clients rated our service as excellent," said Skip Freedman, M.
They also recognize the importance peer review plays in the state board of accountancy licensure process and for other regulators.
Peer reviews are produced through virtual work together.
BLSE balked when CPAC suggested making the confidential peer reviews available to both the committee and the board when they get peer review appeals.