Items Tagged ‘female physicians’

Ask the Doctors - Who provides better care? Female or male doctors? (Another view)

June 1, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Who provides better care? Female or male doctors? (Another view)

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Dear Doctors: I’ve read that a study found that elderly patients with female doctors fared better than those who were treated by men. I wonder – what do Dr. Ko and Dr. Glazier think about these results? You’re referring to the results of a study performed by Harvard researchers, published in December 2016 in the […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, female physicians, hospitalization, JAMA Internal Medicine, male physicians


Ask the Doctors - Who provides better care? Female or male doctors? (One view)

May 31, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Who provides better care? Female or male doctors? (One view)

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: Do hospitalized patients really get better care from female doctors compared to men, as a new study – and now many headlines – claim? My initial reaction when I saw this study reported in the media was one of denial.   As a man, I viewed the study – and the host of media […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, Dr. Robert Ashley, female physicians, JAMA Internal Medicine, male physicians, quality of care