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Doctors in Duke Health Center At Southpoint

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Location

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6301 Herndon Rd
Durham, NC 27713

Doctors in Duke Health Center At Southpoint

  • Dr. May K Slowik MD

    Pediatrics

    Durham, NC

    5.0
    (3)
  • Dr. Amy Shaheen MD

    Family Medicine, Internal Medicine

    Chapel Hill, NC

    4.3
    (13)
  • Dr. Joseph A Jackson Jr MD

    Ophthalmology, Pediatrics

    Durham, NC

  • Dr. Caren Mangarelli MD

    Pediatrics

    Durham, NC

  • Dr. Manesh R Patel MD

    Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    Durham, NC

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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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