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 Thursday marked the first such small-group practice for FC Cincinnati after players didn't report Monday with the threat of a lockout looming. Pat Brennan,, "FC Cincinnati hosts first small-group practice with matches on the horizon," 4 June 2020 The group practices social distancing during their backyard dinner in Redondo Beach. Steve Lopezcolumnist, Los Angeles Times, "Column: These ER doctors are rooming together to avoid taking coronavirus home to their families," 1 Apr. 2020 Her mother is the physician practice supervisor of podiatric medicine and surgery at UHS Podiatry, a group practice in Vestal, N.Y., that is part of United Health Services. New York Times, "Amber Bloom, Dov Lebowitz-Nowak," 1 Mar. 2020 Offseason programs will be carried out virtually with players studying film on video conferences and working out on their own rather than in-person classroom sessions and group practices. Mike Jones, USA TODAY, "Opinion: During uncertain times, NFL teams will be set apart by leadership, preparation," 9 Apr. 2020 The next day, the league forbade teams from holding group practices or meetings, although players were allowed to use the Lakers facility for workouts. Los Angeles Times, "Analysis: Lakers adjust to new norm while waiting to resume title chase," 19 Mar. 2020 According to multiple reports, the NBA is planning to cancel the rest of its G League season – the Wisconsin Herd has the best record – while group practices at the NBA level have been banned indefinitely. Matt Velazquez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The NBA might not pick up before June. What are the options as the Bucks' great season hangs in limbo?," 16 Mar. 2020 Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston’s premier multispecialty group practice, founded in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey in Houston’s famous Texas Medical Center. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Kelsey-Seybold Clinic joins ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program," 12 July 2019 Lipton told me by email that in a group practice or in a hybrid practice, the patient may be able to remain at the practice, either with their doctor or another provider. Laura Daily, Washington Post, "Before you pay extra to join a concierge medical practice, consider these questions," 22 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of group practice

1916, in the meaning defined above

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16 Jun 2020

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“Group practice.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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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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