LGBT identity data in health records would improve care, reduce disparities

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Recording the sexual orientation and gender identity of individuals in their health records would greatly facilitate identifying the unique health needs and health disparities of LGBT individuals, leading to improved quality and outcomes of their health care. Read more
Electra41

Knoxville, TN

#1 Aug 13, 2013
This sounds like a good idea since homosexual males caused the epidemic in in first place.

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#2 Aug 17, 2013
Would it really? OR, would it give health care professionals and others preconceived ideas about a person. My view is anybody is a person first and foremost and only that until if and when any other labels become relevant

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