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Physician Self-Referral

"Physician Self-Referral" 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.

Referral by physicians to testing or treatment facilities in which they have financial interest. The practice is regulated by the Ethics in Patient Referrals Act of 1989.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Physician Self-Referral" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Physician Self-Referral" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 13 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2010
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