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External Peer Review

External peer review puts aspects of your system like physician performance, medical necessity legal risk, quality of care, reputation and accreditation under a microscope. When you need external peer review, you need it done quickly and correctly. Turn to the Greeley Company, the most respected name in peer review.

What we do/ External Peer Review

Solving problems and delivering results

With our depth, expertise and flexibility, the Greeley Company is uniquely qualified to deliver any external peer review services you require. Here are just a few examples of how we serve our clients:

  • Match credible, board-certified, actively practicing physician experts with all types and volumes of case review needs: clinical quality, medical necessity, federally mandated IRO reviews, departmental and service line assessments.
  • Help select the number and types of cases to review: To ensure adequate evaluation and spare you unnecessary time and expense.
  • Provide onsite or virtual proctoring: Practitioner technique, skill, or knowledge.
  • Deliver professional, easy-to-interpret reports: Criteria-based ratings, definitive findings, clear measurement and feedback of performance issues, and identification of opportunities for improvement.
  • Provide post-review support: Conference calls and other interactions to clarify findings and determine next steps.
  • Defend and support findings: Expert witness testimony as necessary in response to any subsequent corrective action, fair hearing or litigation that may ensue.


  • Resolve conflicting internal peer review findings.
  • Defuse or resolve conflicts of interest and politically sensitive situations.
  • Measure, improve and demonstrate quality patient care.
  • Comply with OPPE, FPPE and other accreditation/regulatory requirements.
  • Use Greeley’s measurement and feedback systems to help with decisions in cases at risk for corrective action, fair hearing or litigation.
  • Validate the credibility of your peer review program.

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Do you have what it takes to become a Greeley external peer reviewer?

The Greeley Guide to External Peer Review

What’s included:

What Is Peer Review and Why Is It So Important?

What Should My EPR Policy Cover?

How Do We Proceed When We Determine EPR is Necessary?

Peer Review Confidentiality, Laws, and Protections

Download your complimentary copy of the Greeley Guide to External Peer Review

Client Testimonial

“The Greeley Company provided an excellent physician expert to assist with a complicated, highly sensitive issue. Their expertise and professionalism allowed for a smooth, efficient process. I would highly recommend The Greeley Company for their experience, competency, and responsiveness.”

Eric Dobkin MD, FACS, FCCM
Chief Quality Officer and VP, Quality and Patient Safety, Crozer-Keystone


  • Objective and credible: Trusted by both physicians and hospital leaders
  • Transparent, competitive pricing: Rather than per-page or hourly fees, we provide fixed pricing that factors in specialty, complexity, length of stay and number of cases
  • Confident and secure: We maintain confidential, secure, HIPAA-compliant communications through our online case review portal, Greeley Secure©
  • High value: Our reports provide clear, objective, accurate measurement of provider performance to help solve your problem
  • Flexible: Timely, customized services and solutions regardless of EMR technology, case review needs, internal resources and challenges

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