Professional Review Organization. An organization that reviews the activities and records of a health care provider, institution, or group. The reviewer is generally a physician if a physician is the subject of the review; a group of administrators, physicians, and allied health care personnel if a hospital is the subject of the review; etc. The PRO can be state-sponsored or independent.
Professional Review Organization. An organization in which practicing physicians assume responsibility for reviewing the propriety and quality of health care services provided under Medicare and Medicaid.
Performing Rights Organization. An organization that administers the performing rights associated with a musical work, on behalf of composers, lyricists, songwriters and music publishers (see SOCAN).