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a person whose case has been referred to a specialist or professional group

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a recommendation to consult the (professional) person or group to whom one has been referred

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the act of referring (as forwarding an applicant for employment or referring a matter to an appropriate agency)

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Boston-based Referral Key is home to nearly 5m professionals and businesses who come together to connect and help grow each other's businesses by referring prospective clients to one another.
Day and time of referral, reason for referral as well as maternal and neonatal outcomes were collected.
Referral myth #1: Asking for referrals is the easiest way to get referrals
The court in that case rejected proposed rule changes regarding for-profit lawyer referral services submitted by the Bar Board of Governors and instead ordered the board to submit a rule by May 24, 2016, that prohibits lawyers from belonging to referral services that are not "owned or operated" by Bar members.
Skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and home healthcare agencies receive most of their referrals from healthcare entities, whereas assisted living facilities (ALFs) receive a significant percentage of inquiries from professional referral sources, both in healthcare and others areas, such as elder law attorneys and geriatric care managers.
One such trend that emerged as a clear winner was Automation, with a whopping 75% of the participating organizations reporting to have recently adopted an automated or at least a semi-automated process to manage their referral program.
Maintaining and expanding a referral network is one of the most important business development activities for attorneys.
Both the primary care providers and the specialists quickly saw the value in using an established set of guidelines to facilitate the referral process.
I've never heard someone respond to a request for a referral by saying, "I know just the company that can help, but I won't tell you because they aren't paying me.
Asking for a referral is not a risk (as some authors promote) where you risk a relationship or a friendship.
The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) released its third-quarter questionable claims (QC) referral reason analysis for 2010.
commissioned by LexisNexisEeA Martindale-HubbellEeA and conducted by independent strategic consultancy Fathom Consulting, examines a number of issues that affect the referral market, including: the proportion of annual turnover derived from referrals; referrals between regions; main types of work referred; key attributes for firms that service referrals; expected change in volume of referrals over the next 12 months; and strategic approaches to protect/increase the levels of referrals received.