Tracy McCreery Manager of Public Policy, PROMO A targeted hospital, when we researched online, was discovered to have what appeared to be a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Healthcare Equality Index (HEI). How exciting, right? Now I just needed to find someone inside to complete the survey. I didn’t know anyone onContinue reading “Missouri Case Study 3: The Hospital That Wants To Stay In the Closet”
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Missouri Case Study 2: The Nurse Who Changed A Whole Hospital System
Sherrill Wayland ED, SAGE of Metro St. Louis In 2011, when “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ was repealed, the Veterans Health Administration (VA) looked at ways to optimize healthcare for LGBT veterans. The VA medical centers were encouraged to participate in the HEI. In the past, SAGE has consulted with local Veterans receiving care at theContinue reading “Missouri Case Study 2: The Nurse Who Changed A Whole Hospital System”
Missouri Case Study 1: The Almost-There Hospital
Tracy McCreery Manager of Public Policy, PROMO Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH) was the single Missouri entity that filled out the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) the year before. But according to the HEI, they only had two protections out of 7, yet when we looked online, we could find evidence of 5 protectionsContinue reading “Missouri Case Study 1: The Almost-There Hospital”
Joint Commission Releases Historic Field Guide on LGBT Health Care!
Daniella Matthews-Trigg Program Associate Exciting News, Joint Commission Releases New Guide to LGBT Health! Drum roll, please… Today the Joint Commission released a historic guide to LGBT health disparities: Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient-and Family-Centered Care for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Community: A Field Guide. The Joint Commission, the organizationContinue reading “Joint Commission Releases Historic Field Guide on LGBT Health Care!”