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1Electronic medical records and the transgender patient: recommendations from the World Professional Association for Transgender Health EMR Working GroupWPATH: World Professional Association for Transgender Health30-Apr-13--The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) is an international multidisciplinary professional association that publishes recognized standards for the care of transgender and gender variant persons. --the Working Group adopted a two-step question technique (table 1) to allow the collection and documentation of gender identity information. --also includes an example of how GI can be shown in an EHR.Incorporating the 2 question framework for verbal communication of data collection.
2Assessment of Patient-Centered Approaches to Collect Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Information in the Emergency Department The EQUALITY StudyEQUALITY Study- Adil Haider,MD, MPH, Center for Surgery and Public Health (Harvard Medical School)28-Dec-18--covers 2 different patient centered methods of collecting SOGI info from the ED (registrar nonverbal and nurse verbal) --Communication Climate Assessment Toolkit (CCAT) patient survey: The full CCAT contains 7 items and our modified CCAT contains 5 items that were applicable to the ED population. --SGM patients reported high satisfaction with their experience in ED with registrar nonverbal communication vs nurse verbal communication. --the study recommends adoption of nonverbal self-report SOGI info in ED settings.Emphasis on nonverbal communication data collection methods may benefit honest gender identify designations from patients.
3Patient Perspectives on Gender Identity Data Collection in Electronic Health Records: An Analysis of Disclosure, Privacy, and Access to CareHale M. Thompson: Department of Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.: Four focus groups (N=30) were conducted in Chicago, Illinois in 2014–20152016--Sex classification that serves different purposes at different agencies, following one single policy (i.e., homeless shelters, public transit passes) leading to privacy violations, discrimination among several different business systems. --Also mentions the two-part questionnaire