Doctors' Racial Biases May Not Influence Patient Care, Survey Suggests

March 18, 2015 6:00 PM

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WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new survey finds that hospital doctors don't treat patients differently because of race or income level, even though it detected unconscious bias in some clinicians.

Researchers asked more than 200 doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore how they would respond to various hypothetical situations involving white and black patients, and rich and poor patients.

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