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Beebe Healthcare named ‘LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader’

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Beebe Healthcare has been designated a “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

The designation means Team Beebe is a leader in healthcare when it comes to providing inclusive and equitable care for LGBTQ patients and their families.

“I am proud to be part of an organization that is committed to providing inclusive care for our very diverse community here in Sussex County as I am passionate about health issues related to diversity and other social determinants of health outcomes,” said Beebe Healthcare President and CEO David A. Tam. “It is Team Beebe’s mission is to improve the health of everyone in Sussex County — those who live, work and visit here. We are fully committed to doing all I can to accomplish this mission and serve all equally, regardless of race, creed, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status and age.”

The designation was awarded in the 13th edition of HRC’s Healthcare Equality Index, released Aug. 31. A record 765 health care facilities actively participated in the HEI 2020 survey. Of those included in the HEI, 495 earned an “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” designation.

HRC Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index uses five criteria to score healthcare systems across the country. […]

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