Bias Journal of Nursing

Addressing Health Disparities Among the Transgender and Non-binary Population Through the EHR: A literature review

Addressing Health Disparities Among the Transgender and Non-binary Population Through the EHR: A literature review

Tags: bias discrimination diversity health disparities LGBT LGBTQ transgender

Individuals who identify as LGBTQ face discrimination on multiple levels. One of those levels is in the health care industry. Nurses and providers are not aware of the importance of using proper terminology when addressing these patients. Using the pronouns chosen by the patient is one simple gesture that can make a difference. With the technology of EMR's chosen pronouns can be identified and utilized easily.

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