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Three North Shore-LIJ Health System Hospitals Called Leaders in LGBT Equality
Date:7/18/2013

Great Neck, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2013

Three hospitals in the North Shore-LIJ Health System are among the 26 facilities in the country recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” in the Healthcare Equality Index 2013.

Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, Staten Island University Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City were named in the annual survey conducted by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organization.

The three hospitals earned top marks for their commitment to equitable, inclusive care for LGBT patients and their families, who can face significant challenges and barriers in securing quality healthcare.

Southside was the only hospital on Long Island to receive the recognition.

“Our recognition as a ‘Top Performer’ and Long Island’s leader by the HRC Foundation is an endorsement of our commitment to provide quality care to all our patients and support a diverse workplace,” said Donna Moravick, NP, executive director of Southside Hospital.

The three were among a select group of 464 healthcare facilities nationwide and 23 in New York state to be named Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality. Facilities awarded this title meet or exceed key criteria for equitable care, including non-discrimination policies for LGBT patients and employees, a guarantee of equal visitation for same-sex partners and parents, and LGBT health education for key staff members.

“This distinction means that we’re becoming more sensitive to the LGBT community on Staten I
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