Greater Hudson Valley Health System Celebrates Pride Month
On Sunday June 30, over 50 staff members of Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS) supported World Pride Month by participated in the World Pride Parade, held in New York City.
GHVHS LGBTQ+ Resource team was created to help share and spread the word on the System’s goal to become Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) certified. The Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) is the national LGBTQ benchmarking tool that evaluates healthcare facilities’ policies and practices related to the equity and inclusion of their LGBTQ+ patients, visitors and employees.
GHVHS’ goals are to better serve patients, employees, and community members within the LGBTQ+ community. GHVHS has started the journey to become HEI certified.
To learn more, or to become a part of the GHVHS LGBTQ+ Resource team, please contact, Patient Experience Administrator, Ann Yacone DiAgostino-MSN, RN, CMSRN, NEA-BC at 845-333-2085 or by email email@example.com.