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  • 3825 Highland Ave, Downers Grove, IL
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Type 2 Diabetes

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3825 Highland Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Doctors in Advocate Medical Group

  • Dr. Joseph C Marek MD

    Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    Downers Grove, IL

    4.8
    (16)
  • Dr. Patrick C Fenner MD

    Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    Downers Grove, IL

    4.7
    (12)
  • Dr. Steven P Chough MD

    Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Internal Medicine

    Downers Grove, IL

    4.7
    (15)
  • Dr. Matthew O Nora MD

    Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    Naperville, IL

    4.6
    (20)
  • Dr. Matthew O Nora MD

    Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine

    Naperville, IL

    4.6
    (20)
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Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

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