In the 4th episode of the Health Access Now podcast, we tackle the issue of the referral process in healthcare. Patients require specialty care for various reasons, including diagnosis, management advice, and treatment beyond the scope of the primary care physician.
That’s why referrals should be necessary, appropriate, timely, and well communicated.
Tune in to this conversation with Dr. Joseph Saba to find out:
- — What is the referral process in healthcare
- — Biggest obstacles in the referral process
- — Benefits of digital tools to the system
- — How can governments and pharmaceutical companies help