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December 2012

Year in Review: The Fenway Community

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As we look forward to what 2013 has in store for the Fenway community, here are 10 stories we’ll remember from 2012. What community news or events will you remember from this past year? Fenway Health built out unused space in our 1340 Boylston Street location. We now occupy 100% of the Ansin Building, which will allow us to offer new and expanded services in the new year—including seeing new dental patients and offering digital imaging services such as mammography! Look back at the construction process. [slickr-flickr use_key=”y” search=”sets” set=”72157632135580811″ captions=”on” flickr_link=”off” descriptions=”off” size=”large”] The International AIDS Conference, AIDS 2012, 
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Year in Review: LGBT Health in 2012

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As we look ahead to the new year, let’s look back at major advances in LGBT health made in the past year. Here are 5 that stand out. What other LGBT health stories caught your attention in 2012? Let us know in the comments! The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) kicked off 2012 by reviewing its progress on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) health issues. Secretary Sebelius’s statement highlighted the government’s achievements on LGBT health and equality, including: Hospital visitation rights for LGBT partners The release of Health Resources and Services Administration’s first lesbian and bisexual 
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Fenway Calls for Inclusion in IOM Report on Collecting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data in EHRs

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Last week, The Institute of Medicine (IOM) of The National Academies released a summary of presentations and discussions from the October 12 IOM workshop Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data Collection in Electronic Health Records. The one-day workshop brought together prominent health care organizations, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) health organizations, and groups involved in the development and implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) to present varying viewpoints on the collection of sexual orientation and gender identity data in EHRs. That summary is available here. The release of the summary does not represent a new position statement or recommendations 
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Fenway Endorses Calls for Inclusion Contained in December 20 IOM Report on Collecting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity info in EHRs

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Today, The Institute of Medicine (IOM) of The National Academies released a summary of presentations and discussions from the October 12 IOM workshop Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data Collection in Electronic Health Records.  The one-day workshop brought together prominent health care organizations, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) health organizations, and groups involved in the development and implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) to present varying viewpoints on the collection of sexual orientation and gender identity data in EHRs.  That summary is available here.  The release of the summary does not represent a new position statement or recommendations on 
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Construction And Move Update, December 17

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Fenway Health’s Ansin Building. Photo: Marilyn Humphries This past weekend, the Medical Department moved into their new space on the fourth floor of the Ansin Building at 1340 Boylston Street. As of this morning, we have three floors dedicated to Primary Care at 1340. A number of providers have changed locations in the Ansin Building due to this move, and you can view a PDF with a full listing of medical providers at 1340 and which floor they’ll be working on. The new radiology services—mammograms, digital imaging and bone density screening—should be available in early 2013. We’ll keep you posted 
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