"Gatekeeping" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The controlling of access to health services, usually by primary care providers; often used in managed care settings to reduce utilization of expensive services and reduce referrals. (From BIOETHICS Thesaurus, 1999)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Gatekeeping" by people in Profiles.
Jameson JP, Farmer MS, Head KJ, Fortney J, Teal CR. VA community mental health service providers' utilization of and attitudes toward telemental health care: the gatekeeper's perspective. J Rural Health. 2011; 27(4):425-32.
Adams AS, Zhang F, LeCates RF, Graves AJ, Ross-Degnan D, Gilden D, McLaughlin TJ, Lu C, Trinacty CM, Soumerai SB. Prior authorization for antidepressants in Medicaid: effects among disabled dual enrollees. Arch Intern Med. 2009 Apr 27; 169(8):750-6.
Merrick EL, Hodgkin D, Horgan CM, Garnick DW, McLaughlin TJ. Changing mental health gatekeeping: effects on performance indicators. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2008 Jan; 35(1):3-19.
Hodgkin D, Merrick EL, Horgan CM, Garnick DW, McLaughlin TJ. Does type of gatekeeping model affect access to outpatient specialty mental health services? Health Serv Res. 2007 Feb; 42(1 Pt 1):104-23.
Gurwitz JH, Guadagnoli E, Landrum MB, Silliman RA, Wolf R, Weeks JC. The treating physician as active gatekeeper in the recruitment of research subjects. Med Care. 2001 Dec; 39(12):1339-44.
Fairchild DG, Sussman AJ, Lee TH, Brennan TA. When sick patients switch primary care physicians: the impact on AMCs participating in capitation. Acad Med. 2000 Oct; 75(10):980-5.