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5 keys to addressing transgender patients’ healthcare needs

Transgender Americans are being failed by the healthcare system, including hospitals and other providers, according to a new poll from NPR. Many trans people don’t have regular access to health care, and for those that do, the stigma and discrimination they face leads them to avoid seeking treatment.

How hospitals can provide better treatment to transgender patients

Hospitals have a duty to provide top-quality care to patients from all backgrounds. Clinical staff need to be sensitive to various differences that may affect patients’ needs. In particular, hospitals must make sure they’re providing the proper care and support for transgender patients.