You are less likely to die if your doctor is female

Mark Graber graber.mark at GMAIL.COM
Mon Dec 19 17:51:23 UTC 2016


Patients of female hospitalists had lower 30 day mortality rates and readmissions - see article attached, or here: http://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/you%e2%80%99re-less-likely-to-die-if-your-doctor-is-female-according-to-a-new-study/ar-AAlKb6o?li=BBnb4R7 <http://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/you%E2%80%99re-less-likely-to-die-if-your-doctor-is-female-according-to-a-new-study/ar-AAlKb6o?li=BBnb4R7>

Two of the authors were on the IOM panel that drafted “Improving Diagnosis in Health Care”, copied on this message.  Congratulations guys, and maybe you can help us:  Does this difference relate to doing a better job with diagnosis, treatment, or both?

     Mark

Mark L Graber MD FACP
Senior Fellow, RTI International
Professor Emeritus, SUNY Stony Brook
President Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM)










Moderator: David Meyers, Board Member, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine


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