• Resnick MJ, Graves AJ, Reynolds WS, Barocas DA, Van Horn RL, Buntin MB, Penson DF. Anticipating the Unintended Consequences of Closing the Door on Physician Self-Referral. The Journal of urology. 2016 Feb 12. PMID: 26880415 [PubMed].

Abstract 

While physician self-referral has been associated with increased health care use, the downstream effects of the practice remain poorly characterized. Accordingly we identified the relationship between urologist self-referral and downstream health care use in patients with urinary stone disease.