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

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The ABMS Portfolio Program allows our large group practice to help individual providers acquire MOC credits by engaging in Kelsey-Seybold’s own quality improvement initiatives, which are all designed to improve patient care. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Kelsey-Seybold Clinic joins ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program," 12 July 2019 Resilience in the face of climate change depended on the type of land use the groups practiced, as de Souza and his colleagues describe in the June 17 Nature Ecology and Evolution. Debbie Ponchner, Scientific American, "Why Some Amazonian Societies Survived and Others Perished amid Pre-Columbian Droughts," 18 June 2019 Her mother, an internist and rheumatologist, is part of New York Physicians, a group practice. New York Times, "Laura Brenner, Seamus Dromey," 17 June 2018 One group practiced alternate-day fasting, eating 75 percent fewer calories every other day; another group followed CR, with a 25 percent calorie restriction every day; the rest were in a control group. Mark Barna, Discover Magazine, "Not So Fast," 24 Sep. 2018 The bride’s father, a pediatrician, is a partner in Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, a group practice with offices in New York and in Scarsdale, N.Y. New York Times, "Allison Traister, Daniel Blumberg," 13 May 2018 Hans Westerhof, who has since retired, introduced European training ideas, such as small group practices, and Wout Westerhof wrote a manual for coaches. James Wagner, New York Times, "A Nightmare for Mexico’s Soccer Opponents: More Chuckys On the Way," 27 June 2018 In October 2012 the family sued Walgreens, the doctor and his group practice, alleging wrongful death. Jen Christensen, CNN, "Family can sue Walgreens over woman's death after insurance denial, court says," 8 June 2018 The control group practiced yoga, balance exercises or strength training three times a week for two years - much more than many inactive adults. Amby Burfoot,, "Middle Age Not Too Late To Increase Cardiac Fitness, Studies Show," 1 June 2018

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1916, in the meaning defined above

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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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