EMCROs were the prototype for the professional standards review organizations (PSROs
) that were established in 1972.
Alternatively, those measures related to water leaving the field in runoff, such as herbicide (PSRO
) and nitrates (YNO3), increased.
1982: The Peer Review Improvement Act of 1982 (rolled into TEFRA) rebranded Medicare's PSRO
"quality assurance" structure by deleting the "S" [Standards] and creating "Peer Review Organizations (PROs)" that would review medical necessity issues and appropriateness of care, and conduct physician office site reviews.
"PMA 08 will be an exciting event for the entire imaging industry," says Elaine Truman, executive of PSRO
and the Professional Picture Framers Association (PPFA).
After much political wrangling, the outcome was that the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare would contract with professional standard review organizations (PSROs
) made up only of physicians, but it was stipulated that these PSROs
could not be State medical societies.
"Assessing Medical Practices through PSRO
MTCE, a show dedicated to the scrapbooking industry, will be located on the second level of the South Hall, and is sponsored by the Professional Scrapbook Retailers Organization (PSRO
)--a PMA member association.
The first national quality-assurance system administered as a part of Medicare itself, the PSRO
program, was established in 1972 by amendment to Title XI of the Social Security Act.
Early evaluations of professional standards review organizations (PSRO
) prototype programs and other public UR programs produced findings suggesting that UR could reduce hospital inpatient rates by 10 to 15 percent, with attendant cost savings (Brian 1972, 1973; Westphal, Frazier, and Miller 1979; Flashner et al.
Advisory Committee helped prioritize the services that scrapbook retailers would likely take advantage of and find relevant.
That was the message from PSRO
2007 speaker Rob Comeau, a consultant in the scrapbook retailing industry and owner of Santa Clarita, Calif.-based Photo and Scrapbook Solutions, in his opening day presentation, "Customer Connections: Providing Top-Notch Customer Service."
The third annual convention for the Professional Scrapbook Retailers Organization (PSRO
) will address both traditional scrapbooking and innovative, high-tech approaches for preserving and presenting memories.