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ha·lo ef·fect

1. the effect (usually beneficial) that the manner, attention, and caring of a provider have on a patient during a medical encounter, regardless of which medical procedure or services the encounter involves;
2. the influence on an observation of the observer's perception of the characteristics of the person observed (other than the characteristics under study) or the influence of the observer's recollection or knowledge of findings on a previous occasion.
The beneficial effect of a physician or other health care provider on a patient during a medical encounter, regardless of the therapy or procedure provided

halo effect

The beneficial effect of a physician or other health care provider on a Pt during a medical encounter, regardless of the therapy or procedure provided. See Hawthorne effect, Placebo effect, Physician invincibility syndrome.

ha·lo ef·fect

(hā'lō e-fekt')
1. The usually beneficial effect that the manner, attention, and caring of a provider have on a patient during a medical encounter, regardless of which medical procedure or services the encounter involves.
2. The influence on an observation of the observer's perception of the characteristics of the person observed (other than the characteristics under study) or the influence of the observer's recollection or knowledge of findings on a previous occasion.
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Although it is difficult to state with any degree of precision the point at which halo is present, a rough rule of thumb is that average inter-correlations of around 0.60- 0.70 or greater are suggestive of a halo effect. The usual first step in assessing halo is a factor analysis of the rating data.
When a significant halo effect is suspected, the basic strategy is to compute partial correlation coefficients between attribute ratings after taking into account the effect of overall brand evaluation.
The net effect is to remove response-set bias and halo effect from the rating data.