group practice


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group practice

n.
1. The practice of health care by an association of medical, dental, or veterinary professionals who share premises and other resources.
2. An association of health care professionals who share premises and other resources.

group practice

n
(Medicine) a medical practice undertaken by a group of associated doctors who work together as partners or as specialists in different areas

group′ prac′tice


n.
1. Also called group′ med′icine. the practice of medicine by an association of health professionals who work together, usu. in one suite of offices.
2. any similar practice by an association of professional persons.
3. a system in which legal services are provided by a corporation retaining a number of lawyers.
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Noun1.group practice - (medicine) the practice of medicine by a group of physicians who share their premises and other resources
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
medical practice - the practice of medicine
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Fewer physicians left group practices in 2008 than in 2007, and a majority of group practice leaders believe that the change reflects more physicians delaying retirement because of the poor economy, said the American Medical Group Association.
Fewer physicians left group practices in 2008 than in 2007, and most group practice leaders believe that this change reflects more physicians' postponement of retirement because of the poor economy, said the American Medical Group Association.
MGMA looked at 300 group practices in the country and found that, in a medical group practice of ten physicians, an average of $247,000 per year is wasted on useless or duplicative administrative costs.
Physicians in the same group practice may appreciate the use of electronic systems in improving quality and accountability within the confines of the practice, but they remain unconcerned about applications that would be helpful in arranging for patient referrals to specialists who are not part of the group.
As the health care industry responds to market demands for cost-effective quality care, the traditional physician-owned solo or small to mid-size group practice is being phased out of the market.
The additional title of group practice administrator was thrust upon me.
They were looking for a primary care physician with group practice experience who had done management activities.
Kaiser has done well, especially in California, and Mayo has tripled as a fee-for-service group practice.
At this point, his group practice made it clear they thought he had crossed the line.
When is a hospital or group practice likely to require that all clinicians enter data into the computer-based patient record?

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