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27 June 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Creating Inclusive Health Care Environments To Improve Patient Demographic Data Collection

The Center for Health Policy at the University of Missouri is working with the Missouri Hospital Association and Missouri Primary Care Association to get a better understanding of how we are collecting patient information around race, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation and gender identity. The goal is to eliminate health disparities and create inclusive health care […]

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28 July 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Toxic Stress in Children: Implications for health through the life course, July 27, 2016, Columbia, Missouri

Toxic Stress in Children Implications for health through the life course July 27, 2016 10 am—2 pm First State Community Bank, Community Room 300 Diego Ct, Columbia, MO 65203 Agenda 10:00 am         Introductions 10:15 am         Toxic Stress in Children Implications for health through the life course, Kenneth Haller, M.D. Professor of Pediatrics, Saint Louis University […]

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15 July 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Resources for hospitals and clinics to collect sexual orientation and gender identity demographic data

The Center for Health Policy at the University of Missouri has worked with Missouri Hospital Association, the Hospital Industry Data Institute, the Missouri Primary Care Association, PROMO, and Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders (SAGE) of PROMO Fund to get a better understanding of how we are collecting patient information around […]

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15 July 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Creating Inclusive Health Care Environments To Improve Patient Demographic Data Collection

All Missourians should have the opportunity to make choices that allow them to live a long, healthy life, regardless of income, education, ethnicity, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, ability, and any other aspect of a person’s identity. Health starts in our communities — where we live, learn, work, […]

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13 January 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Register now! Healthy Lives – Healthy Communities, Friday, April 29, 2016, Columbia, Missouri

Healthy Lives – Healthy Communities Conference Friday, April 29, 2016 Courtyard by Marriott • Columbia, Missouri Register Now! Learning Objectives: Assess current efforts that address health disparities in Missouri and develop strategies to meet specific patient/client needs. Identify strategies to build inclusive communities, schools and health care systems Target Audience: Health care providers, public health professionals, health policy makers, community advocates, academic researchers, health departments, other […]

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30 March 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Podcast Transcripts: Summary

(Intro Music) Amy: Many people have heard the term LGBTQ, which stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Questioning people. Today we’re hopeful to shed light on the T in LGBTQ. Little is really known about the T part. Which stands for transgender, or people who identify with another gender versus the biological sex to […]

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09 February 2015 ~ 0 Comments

MOHEC Celebrates Black History Month and Its Commitment to Health Equity

Persistent health disparities that exist between White and Black Americans are among the significant challenges facing public health today. As we celebrate Black History Month, the Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC) wants to raise awareness of the disparities and the present initiatives promoting health equity. Black Americans have greater difficulty accessing health care services and […]

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22 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Podcast Transcripts: Kim

(Intro Music)   Amy: In our last segment of this podcast series we hear from Kim, who is co-founder of TransParent St. Louis. Kim’s youngest child also identified with his opposite gender when he was very young. And as we’ll hear next, the journey that her family has taken hasn’t always been easy. Both with […]

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22 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Podcast Transcripts: Angel

(Intro Music)   Amy: This is the third segment in our podcast focusing on Transgender youth and their families. And as we’ve heard in the prior segments, parenting a transgender child can be challenging. And the medical community may have little advice, or resources to help. In this next segment, we hear from a mom, […]

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22 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Podcast Transcripts: Laurie and Ken

(Intro Music)   Amy: This is our second segment of our MOHEC podcast series exploring parents’ experiences raising transgender, or gender nonconforming youth. In this segment, we hear from Laurie and Ken, who are married and the parents of three children. One of whom is transgender young man. In talking with them, it is clear […]

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