Cardiology

Female heart disease patients with female physicians fare better

Female physicians have better patient outcomes compared with their male peers, while female patients are less likely to receive guideline-recommended care when treated by a male physician, according to a systematic review ...

Health informatics

Female physicians spend more time in EHR than males

(HealthDay)—Female physicians spend more minutes per day in the electronic health record (EHR) than their male counterparts, according to a research letter published online Dec. 7 in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Pediatrics

Concussion risk is higher in female athletes

With schools starting back for the year, many young athletes are returning to sports—and with that comes the possibility of injuries, including concussions.

Health

Gender bias alive and well in health care roles, study shows

Results of a multi-center study of patients' assumptions about health care professionals' roles based on gender show significant stereotypical bias towards males as physicians and females as nurses. The research team, led ...

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