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Embedded bias: how medical records sow discrimination.

Tahir D. Kaiser Health News. September 26, 2022. 

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October 5, 2022

Tahir D. Kaiser Health News. September 26, 2022. 

Negative patient representations in medical records perpetuate stereotypes that can affect care over time. This story discusses how written notes using stigmatizing language reflect bias and physician disrespect that serve as clues to misdiagnosis. Black patients and those patients named as "difficult" were particularly vulnerable to damaging representation in notes.

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Tahir D. Kaiser Health News. September 26, 2022. 

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