Category Archives: Discrimination

Research Report News Podcast: Racial Diversity of Hospitals Could Impact Care

A new study has shown that black patients experiencing gastrointestinal problems were 19% more likely to have serious complications or die than white patients in U.S. hospitals. However, when they were treated at hospitals with a population… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Patient Experiences & Socioeconomic Status

A new study has found that the socioeconomic status of an area could have an impact on patient expectations and outcomes along with physician behavior.

Researchers found that in areas of higher deprivation, physician behavior was less “patient-centered… Read More