Definition of group practice in English:

group practice

noun

  • A medical practice run by several doctors.

    • ‘A group practice of five doctors will have about 100 deaths a year, over half of them occurring in hospital and most of the rest in nursing homes, hospices, or residential homes.’
    • ‘Rick is having trouble getting to see his choice of doctors at his local group practice, but he can't get an appointment before the 14th of March.’
    • ‘By 1977 he had joined a group practice in Hyde but his violent mood swings made the partnership untenable and in 1992 he set up in singlehanded practice.’
    • ‘A third option is for the group practice to continue with some members providing services and others not.’
    • ‘For the duration of these conditions you must not work in a single handed practice and you will obtain a substantive post in a group practice.’
    • ‘Personal lists within a group practice can deliver an equivalent degree of continuity of care.’
    • ‘Had he been part of a group practice, one of his doctor colleagues would surely have suspected that something was amiss.’
    • ‘The spectrum of healthcare companies ranges from general practitioners in traditional group practice premises to major corporations.’
    • ‘Similarly, within the community neighbours talk to each other, and if a practitioner becomes known to have a particular interest in a condition then patients in a group practice may select to see him or her.’
    • ‘Steve was the force in developing a group practice when these were embryonic.’
    • ‘He remained steadfastly at home, pleased to be cared for by a colleague from his own group practice and district and hospice nursing staff.’
    • ‘His research results reflect outcomes generated by his group practice of six urologists.’
    • ‘Conversely, though not the focus of our study, other physicians may identify more closely with their group practice than with the health care system and thus may be less influenced by attempts to induce their cooperation.’
    • ‘I once belonged to a group practice in which one of the physicians, a vocal liberal, proposed we dismiss all of our HMO patients who failed to quit smoking.’
    • ‘The first phase also contains most of the definitions that are used throughout, including the definition of a group practice and definitions of designated health services.’
    • ‘By contrast, the image of progress and development is the modern group practice, similar to a small hospital with its large multidisciplinary team, specialist clinics, and guidelines.’
    • ‘In 1974 he returned to Britain to a group practice in Hanworth, Middlesex, where he worked until he retired because of ill health in 1997.’
    • ‘During a 12-month study period, 1,523 adverse drug events were identified in Medicare patients at a multispecialty group practice.’
    • ‘The doctor's surgery at the group practice in Williton is cleverly arranged so as to provide more corners inside a rectangular space than are known in your geometry.’
    • ‘Most respondents worked in a group practice or medical school setting.’

Pronunciation:

group practice

/ˈˌɡro͞op ˈˌpraktəs/