Bioethics News

A Healthcare Consumer Gender Gap

August 16, 2016

(Managed Care Magazine) – It’s long been recognized that women interact with the health care system more than men—as patients, as caregivers, as coordinators of care for their loved ones, as the managers of medical bills. Given their regular exposure to a dysfunctional, disjointed system that dumps much of the burden of its inefficiency on patients, women take on more of the burden. And they’re angry about it.

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