What is referral?

  • (noun): The act of referring (as forwarding an applicant for employment or referring a matter to an appropriate agency).
    See also — Additional definitions below


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Medinformatix - Radiology Information System (RIS) & Components - Referral Web Access Module
... With the Referral Web Access Module, referring physicians can submit appointment requests through the internet, check on the status of a patient’s appointment, and print a customizable referral receipt ...
Physician Self-referral
... Physician self-referral is a term describing the practice of a physician ordering tests on a patient and that are performed by either the referring physician himself or a fellow faculty member ... Examples of self-referral include an internist performing an EKG, a surgeon suggesting an operation that he himself would perform, and a physician ordering imaging tests that would be done at a facility he ... States, the Stark Law (specifically sections I and II) was designed to control self-referrals ...
Law Broker
... case or legal issue and provide a customized referral to an appropriate lawyer ... and rely upon a network of legal contacts to provide an objective, customized referral to a client ... the development of the private-sector legal referral industry in Australia, New Zealand and United Kingdom ...
Referral Economy
... In marketing, referral economy is the effect upon sales of consumers receiving a referral or recommendation from other consumers ... Sites such as Kaboodle aim to tap into the referral economy and drive purchase through users' personal recommendation ...

More definitions of "referral":

  • (noun): A recommendation to consult the (professional) person referred to.
    Example: "This patient is a referral from Dr. Bones"