Comparison of Hospital Mortality and Readmission Rates for Medicare Patients Treated by Male vs Female Physicians
JAMA internal medicine | 20 Dec 2016
Y Tsugawa, AB Jena, JF Figueroa, EJ Orav, DM Blumenthal and AK Jha
Studies have found differences in practice patterns between male and female physicians, with female physicians more likely to adhere to clinical guidelines and evidence-based practice. However, whether patient outcomes differ between male and female physicians is largely unknown.
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