"People treated by a female had a 4 percent lower relative risk of dying and 5 percent lower relative risk of being admitted to the hospital again in the following month.
To explain the discrepancy, the researchers point to past studies that have shown female physicians are more likely to provide preventive care and psychosocial counseling. Female doctors are also more likely to adhere to clinical guidelines."
I think the biggest part of this is the level of compassion I receive from these medical professionals.
I think women are more compassionate as a rule and this compassion is also less likely to come from male doctors. Preventive care and counseling are very important. Clinical guidelines may or may not be as perfect as the article goes on to add:
But the point is there.
Back in the old days, women were not allowed to be doctors. But the times have change, go find a woman doctor and get better care.