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Type 2 Diabetes

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Doctors in Dana Farber Community Cancer Center

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Location

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25 Marston St
Lawrence, MA 01841

Doctors in Dana Farber Community Cancer Center

  • Dr. Yamil H Kouri MD

    Hematology and Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology, Internal Medicine

    Lawrence, MA

    5.0
    (10)
  • Dr. Pedro M Sanz-Altamira MD

    Hematology and Oncology, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Hematology

    Lawrence, MA

    4.9
    (11)
  • Dr. Marina Z Khitrik-Palchuk MD

    Hematology, Medical Oncology, Hematology and Oncology, Internal Medicine

    Lawrence, MA

    4.1
    (16)
  • Dr. Nasima Khatoon MD

    Hematology and Oncology, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Hematology

    Lawrence, MA

    3.1
    (17)
  • Nearby Group Practices

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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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