By Joanne Finnegan @ Fierce Healthcare 

Where a person receives treatment for a medical condition can make a big difference. So where would a physician choose to be treated for, say, breast cancer or hip replacement surgery. Medscape surveyed approximately 8,500 doctors from more than 25 specialties asking them where they would want to receive care or where they would send a family member for a complex or difficult condition. 

Doctors said the most important factors they consider when choosing a hospital were:

  • The organization had medically respected physician expertise (42%) 
  • A good reputation among colleagues (19%)
  • A  specific physician at the hospital (13%)
  • Access to leading technology (10%)
  • Low error rates (7%) 

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