Blog Posts By: Dean Andersen, M.Ed.


Creating a Welcoming Environment for LGBT Patients

November 9, 2012


We’ve posted about health care disparities for certain communities before. This is part 2 of 2 posts that gives a more in-depth look at cultural competency in medical practices. By Dean Andersen Approximately 5 – 10 percent of your patient population may be lesbian, gay, or bisexual and approximately 1 – 10 percent may be […]

The Reality of Homophobia in Medical Practices

November 8, 2012


We’ve posted about health care disparities for certain communities before. This is part 1 of 2 posts that gives a more in-depth look at cultural competency in medical practices. By Dean Andersen Cultural Competency seems to be the new buzz word going around the health care industry these days, as providers strive to give better […]


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