Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community and Patients: A Conversation With Envision Teammates
As a leading national medical group, Envision Healthcare has an opportunity to continue building awareness about the LGBTQ+ community and help make sure they have access to quality, equitable care.
At Envision Healthcare, we are committed to promoting equality and respect for all. We acknowledge our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer and/or questioning (LGBTQ+) teammates, patients and community members. As a leading national medical group, we have an opportunity to continue building awareness about the LGBTQ+ community and help make sure they have access to quality, equitable care.
Recently, three Envision teammates discussed how everyone can be more aware of their biases and better support LGBTQ+ community members. Listen to the experiences of and advice from:
- Jacob Byrne
Vice President of Revenue Cycle Transformation
Identifies as gay
- Julie Johns, DO, PLLC
Site Medical Director, Geriatric Emergency Medicine Director and Quality Director
Identifies as lesbian
- Yara Nielsenshultz, RN, MS, CPHQ
Senior Director for Care Management and Quality, the Clinical Center of Excellence
Identifies as an ally
For additional information on the LGBTQ+ community and allyship, explore the following resources: