This brief questionnaire returns a QI Model Score measuring the extent to which your clinical peer review program conforms to evidence-based best practices.

For technical background on the Self-Evaluation Tool see: Clinical Peer Review Program Self-Evaluation Tool Overview

Answer the following questions as they apply to the entire peer review program at your hospital, not just within a single department. Your score will display after you submit your responses.

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1)

Standardization of Process

2)

Clinical Performance Measurement During Case Review (see examples below)

Example A: Commonly Used Overall Rating Method

This assessment, limited to an overall score, classifies the review decision, but does not measure clinical performance.

It has 10 options, but only captures 3 levels of management quality (Appropriate - Varied from Standard - Unacceptable).

Example B: Sample Methodology and Rating Scale for Measuring Clinical Performance

Multiple elements of clinical performance are rated on a 5 point scale from Best to Worst. Page one of several.

cf: Rubin HR et al. Guidelines for Structured Implicit Review of Diverse Medical and Surgical Conditions. RAND; 1989 N-30066-HCFA.

Common overall unstructured rating method Sample structured rating scale

3)

Recognition of Excellence

4)

Governance of Process

5)

Rating Scales for Case Review (see examples above)

6)

Reviewer Participation

Which statement best describes the level of participation by Reviewers in the Peer Review process?

7)

Relationship to Performance Improvement Activity

8)

Improvement Opportunities

9)

Board Involvement

10)

Performance Feedback

11)

Case Review Volume

12)

Documents Examined During Case Review

13)

Adverse Events

14)

Self-Reporting

Medical staff members frequently report adverse events, near misses and/or hazardous conditions affecting their own patients for peer review.

15)

Committee Discussion of Case Reviews

What proportion of case reviews are presented and discussed in a committee prior to final decision-making?

16)

Quality of Case Review

Rate the general quality of case review activity on the following scale:
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