Female Doctors’ Patients Fare Better than Male Doctors’

Female Doctors’ Patients Fare Better than Male Doctors’

The Practice of Medicine is all about Quality.  In a recent study by JAMA Internal Medicine, hospital patients who were treated by female doctors’ versus male doctors’ had a small survival edge. The study included over 58,000 doctors’ from 2011 to 2014.  The difference amounts to 32,000 fewer deaths annually among Medicare enrollees who were hospitalized.

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