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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Terms in Healthcare: Sex, Gender and LGBT+ Patients

Currently, an estimated 4.5% of adults in the United States identify as LGBT+. The diversity of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression can be surprising—even to healthcare professionals. In healthcare settings, lack of knowledge [...]

By | September 8th, 2019|Categories: SOGI|0 Comments

Health Equity Champions: Dr. Ronald Wyatt

This past May, MIH was pleased to announce the addition of Ronald Wyatt, MD, as Physician Champion for Quality and Equity. We recently sat down withDr Wyatt to learn more about his passion for healthcare [...]

By | August 6th, 2019|Categories: Health Equity, Health Equity Champions|0 Comments

Sharing Pride: How Healthcare Organizations Can Make LGBT Patients & Families Feel At Home

June is National Pride Month, a celebration of the diversity, creativity, and resilience of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities in the United States. Once celebrated in one day, it’s evolved into a month-long [...]

By | June 27th, 2019|Categories: Health Equity, SOGI|0 Comments

Getting Started: What Is Health Equity?

Whether you’re just now exploring healthcare equity issues, or have been in the field for years, it’s helpful for all of us to have a common language when we are talking about health equity and the surrounding issues. 

Here are a few definitions that can help you, your peers, your organization – or even your friends and family!—understand how we talk about equity and justice in healthcare.

By | June 12th, 2019|Categories: Health Equity|0 Comments