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Infographic: Physician Bias and Its Effect on Patient Care

According to the 2016 Medscape Lifestyle Report, 40 percent of physicians say they have biases toward specific types or groups of patients.

Check out the infographic below for a quick look at:

  • Specialties with the most bias
  • Region as a possible factor for bias
  • Patient characteristics that trigger bias
  • Effects of bias on patient care

RELATED: Physician Bias — Trends from the 2016 Medscape Lifestyle Report

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About the author

Elizabeth Cornwall

Liz is a communications manager based in Salt Lake City. For more than a decade, she’s done a little bit of everything in the communications world — from writing about locum tenens and travel nursing, to working as an executive speech writer, to becoming a social media influencer in the world of micro goldendoodles.

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