Quick Facts

Birth Control

Birth Control

Get the facts about birth control so you can decide which type is right for you.

Doctors in Alpha Medical Center

View all physicians that belong to Alpha Medical Center.
  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Lancaster, TX.

  • search for Doctors

Location

get directions Alpha Medical Center
2505 W Belt Line Rd
Lancaster, TX 75146

Doctors in Alpha Medical Center

  • Dr. Austin I Ogwu MD

    Internal Medicine

    Lancaster, TX

    2.0
    (8)
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Alpha Medical Center. Here are some Group Practices near Alpha Medical Center Lancaster, TX.

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.

The Vitals website is provided for your informational use only. Nothing contained or offered by, on or through Vitals should be construed as medical advice or relied upon for medical diagnosis or treatment. Vitals does not recommend or endorse any particular healthcare provider whose information or ratings appear on this website. We encourage you to read our full Terms of Service.