group practice


Definition of group practice

: medicine practiced by a group of associated physicians or dentists (such as specialists in different fields) working as partners or as partners and employees

Examples of group practice in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mary Alvord, a psychologist who runs a large group practice in Maryland serving adolescents, said that many adolescents have suffered during the pandemic. Matt Richtel, New York Times, 17 Mar. 2021 Wallis has served as the group practice administrator at the Branch Health Clinics in Silverdale, Wash., director for remote health care for TRICARE Europe in Sembach, Germany, and was department head for TRICARE business services in Bethesda, Md. San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 May 2021 The founders emphasized the importance of a team approach to delivering patient care in their new endeavor, as a multi-discipline group practice with many specialists in one building. Julie Washington, cleveland, 24 Feb. 2021 This, combined with the medical community’s negative attitude about the hospital’s group practice model, meant a change was needed, Bowen said. Julie Washington, cleveland, 24 Feb. 2021 After opening training camp with three days of individual workouts, Friday morning saw the Utah Jazz take part in their first group practice ahead of the 2020-21 season. Eric Walden, The Salt Lake Tribune, 4 Dec. 2020 The first group practice isn’t expected until Sunday, once several days of individual workouts required by the NBA’s COVID-19 protocols finish, and even that timeline assumes all coronavirus results return negative. Houston Mitchell Assistant Sports Editor, Los Angeles Times, 2 Dec. 2020 The Cleveland Cavaliers opened their first day of group practice at training camp without four players -- Kevin Porter Jr., JaVale McGee, Matt Mooney and Levi Randolph -- and all them were absent Saturday as well. Chris Fedor, cleveland, 6 Dec. 2020 Wayne Health, a 300-doctor group practice with multiple specialties, teamed up with Wayne State University and Ford to form and launch the free COVID-19 mobile testing effort in April. Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press, 21 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of group practice

1916, in the meaning defined above

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5 Jun 2021

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“Group practice.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of group practice

: a group of doctors, dentists, etc., who all work in the same building and share office costs

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Medical Definition of group practice

: medicine practiced by a group of associated physicians or dentists (as specialists in different fields) working as partners or as partners and employees

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