Part of Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index
Nationwide, in addition to 495 ‘LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leaders,’ 193 health care providers earned ‘Top Performer’ designation in the Healthcare Equality Index
Erie County Medical Center Corp. announced its “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Top Performer” designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). The designation was awarded in the 13th edition of HRC’s Healthcare Equality Index (HEI). A record 765 health care facilities actively participated in the HEI 2020 survey. Of those included in the HEI, 193 earned an “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Top Performer” designation.
Cynthia Bass, MBA, CDM, director of diversity and inclusion at ECMC, said, “We are extremely pleased to have achieved this designation as an ‘LGBTQ Health Care Equality Top Performer.’ Our goal advanced by our executive leadership team and supported throughout our entire organization is to lead the way in human rights and this recognition is a testament to our commitment in this regard. I would also like to express special thanks to my co-members of our HEI advisory council: Nadine Mund, Natalie Sleap, Sarah Clark, Luis Rodriguez and Heather Leising.”
HRC President Alphonso David said, “From the previously unimaginable impact of the COVID-19 […]
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