Early efforts at improving quality were undertaken in the 1970s, when the potential for improvement was realized by social scientists and the professional standards review organizations (PSROs) debuted in 1973.
What does PSRO stand for?
PSRO stands for Professional Standards Review Organization
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We have 8 other meanings of PSRO in our Acronym Attic
- Public Sector Reform Management Unit
- Partially Sampled Random Number (data structure)
- Pennsylvania School Reform Network (Education Law Center)
- Physicians for Social Responsibility, Nepal
- Prep Sports Radio Network
- Primary State Registration Number (Russia)
- Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy (child development)
- Passenger Standing Route Order
- Performance Screen Ring Oscillator
- Performance Sort Ring Oscillator
- Public Sector Research Organisation
- Physical Society of the Republic of China
- Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Outcomes Project
- Pacific Spirit Regional Park (Canada)
- Payload Safety Review Panel
- Payroll Summary Register/Post
- Plant Sciences Research Programme (UK; Department for International Development)
- Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program (Citizenship and Immigration Canada)
- Process to Significantly Reduce Pathogens
- Profit Sharing Retirement Plan
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In retrospect, the untimely demise of professional standards review organization (PSROs) and their replacement by professional review organizations (PROs) is an example of such a missed opportunity.
The use of guidelines in Professional Standards Review Organizations (PSROs) has been evaluated with the belief that community-generated criteria adopted by physicians would be key to changing physician performance.
At the same time that professional standards review organizations, the precursors of peer review organizations, were pressing "peer review" for cost control reasons, another form of "peer review" was gaining momentum--review of medical care in connection with unsatisfied patients who filed malpractice suits.
Later came professional standards review organizations and utilization review.