This field guide from The Joint Commission urges U.S. hospitals to create a more welcoming, safe and inclusive environment that contributes to improved health care quality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) patients and their families
Includes links to articles and other information sources covering a variety of topics including general LGBT patient health resources, treating transgender patients, mental health, substance abuse, and health policy resources.
One of eight CDC-funded cancer and tobacco disparity networks. A community-driven network of experts and professionals enhancing LGBT health by reducing tobacco, cancer and other health disparities within communities.
This information bulletin by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) provides guidance on furnishing services to meet the needs of LGBT patients. It distinguishes between sexual and gender identity and sexual behavior, identifies risk factors for LGBT health, describes service delivery issues that arise in furnishing care to LGBT patients, and offers strategies to improve services to LGBT patients.