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PATIENT CARE

Definition A colloquial term for the diverting of an attached patient* to another doctor for future followup after being seen in an ER or other neutral health care setting, where a staff member in the neutral facility suggests that the patient switch physicians.

*A patient who is already being seen by a particular physician or medical group  

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