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private practice

The practice by a health care professional, usually a physician or dentist, in a setting in which the practice and the practitioner are independent of external policy control other than ethics of the professional and state licensing laws.
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The private practice by teachers of basic sciences should be banned.
While certain aspects, such as physician autonomy, are among common issues raised with employment, he noted that referrals can also be an issue as doctors move from private practice to an employed status.
[2] Concerns have been raised regarding the practice of recruiting one's own patients into clinical trials and clinical research, but to exclude such subjects would result in the effective exclusion of private practice as a viable environment in which to conduct such research.
"These improvements should help to ensure NHS resources are used correctly, and that the total costs for private practice are being appropriately recovered".
Moderator: John Duggan, NCC, LCPC, LPC has a private practice in Silver Spring, Md., and also provides training and support to other therapists in areas of compliance, eCommunication and Telehealth, workflow management, and private practice development.
From the university clinic there were 361 patients, from the VA clinic, 146 patients and from the private practice, 74 patients.
"Lawyers tend to become stable and stick to private practice after five years in the profession.
Invariably the residents, who usually join me for about 4 months once a week on their "addiction elective" (I am an addiction psychiatrist), leave the clerkship with an enthusiasm for the private practice model.
The website www.helpingldrivers.com gives advice about how to supervise private practice sessions, with tips for what to do before, during and after drive.
of Delaware) finds indigenous roots for legal modernity in Japan in the activities of private practice lawyers operating below the radar of the state.
Welcome to this special edition of the Journal of Mental Health Counseling (JMHC), Contemporary Issues in Private Practice. As a long-term mental health counselor (MHC) in private practice, I have taken great pleasure in collaborating with the JMHC and its editor, Quinn Pearson.
One reason why the idea of private practice is waning is technology.

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