Although research shows that 83 percent of customers would be comfortable providing a referral
for a business service or product they like, only 29 percent actually do, largely because those customers are never asked for a referral
In this study, referral
quality was judged by fellow optometrists against an agreed 'good practice' standard ascertained from the guidelines.
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.
The Board Review Committee on Professional Ethics spent more than a year studying the findings and recommendations of the Special Committee on Lawyer Referral
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
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
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.
Starting with an effective referral
program, a bank can create a "culture of referrals
" that can be sustained over a long period of time.
Asking for a referral
is not a risk (as some authors promote) where you risk a relationship or a friendship.
The pilot scheme, part of the Informing Healthcare project to improve IT in the NHS, has been credited with helping to reduce referral
times by a few days.
Your beliefs and assumptions are the foundation of your referral
4) It is essential to adhere to guidelines for good medical practice during the referral
process, as incomplete assessments and poor quality of referral
could have detrimental consequences for both the person referring the patient as well as for the practitioner receiving the patient.
The best referral
sources are people who are in regular contact with persons needing appraisals.
Patient Placement Systems' Web-based Referral
Management System enables nursing homes, home health agencies, hospices, rehab facilities, and other extended care organizations to more efficiently track and manage all inbound patient referrals
and their associated medical documents, automating the entire process.