Women with Heart Disease Report More Treatment and Care Disparities
Using data from a nationwide survey that represents 11 million women with heart and blood vessel diseases, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say women continue to report significant disparities in the care they receive compared with men. And the root problem, many women say, is that health care providers don’t listen to or respect them. Drs. Erin Michos and Victor Okunrintemi discuss the findings of their study in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Learn more at www.hopkinsmedicine.org