Study: Primary care docs, specialists differ in making referrals

09/26/2011 | U.S. News & World Report

A study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine revealed that primary care physicians consider patient access or doctor-to-doctor communication when making referrals to another doctor, while specialists rely on their other patients' experiences with the intended doctor. The findings suggest that "interventions to influence referral practices will need to be tailored by specialty," the study authors said.

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