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Gatekeeping

"Gatekeeping" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The controlling of access to health services, usually by primary care providers; often used in managed care settings to reduce utilization of expensive services and reduce referrals. (From BIOETHICS Thesaurus, 1999)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Gatekeeping" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Gatekeeping" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 27 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2001
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.