Racial/ethnic disparities in primary care: the role of physician-patient concordance.

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BACKGROUND Research suggests that racial/ethnic concordance (matching) between patients and physicians improves quality of care for minority patients by reducing discrimination in the clinical encounter. OBJECTIVE Examine the impacts of patient and physician race/ethnicity, and racial/ethnic concordance, on primary care outcomes including blood pressure… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e31820fbee4

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@article{Strumpf2011RacialethnicDI, title={Racial/ethnic disparities in primary care: the role of physician-patient concordance.}, author={Erin C. Strumpf}, journal={Medical care}, year={2011}, volume={49 5}, pages={496-503} }