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Utilization of specialty care may not be a discrete, isolated behavior but rather, a behavior of sequential movements within the health care system. Although patients may often visit their

Background
Utilization of specialty care may not be a discrete, isolated behavior but rather, a behavior of sequential movements within the health care system. Although patients may often visit their primary care physician and receive a referral before utilizing specialty care, prior studies have underestimated the importance of accounting for these sequential movements.
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    • 2010-09-10
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    • Digital object identifier: 10.1186/1472-6963-10-269
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    Lee, C., Ayers, S. L., Kronenfeld, J. J., Frimpong, J. A., Rivers, P. A., & Kim, S. S. (2010). The importance of examining movements within the US health care system: sequential logit modeling. BMC Health Services Research, 10(1). doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-269

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