Board-certified dermatologist and Associate Professor at the USC Keck School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology.
Director of Clinical Impact, VisualDx
Cognitive Biases in Healthcare
Physicians Practice® spoke with Dr. Nada Elbuluk, practicing dermatologist and director of clinical impact at VisualDx, about how cognitive biases present themselves in care strategies and how the industry can begin to work to overcome these biases.
How the healthcare industry is addressing bias
Some of the ways the industry is addressing these issues in medical school and beyond.
Patient biases can also affect care delivery and outcomes
Patients can hold biases toward physicians in the same way that physicians can be biased in their care delivery.
Conscious vs unconscious bias in physician practices
The difference between a ‘conscious bias’ and an ‘unconscious bias’ and how they are measured.
What biases in medicine means for physicians
What bias means for physician’s everyday work experiences.
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