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LGBT Health

Community Leaders Share Resources, Challenges at First Fenway Queer Women’s Health Roundtable

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On Monday, December 5, Fenway Health’s Women’s Health team facilitated its first Queer Women’s Health Roundtable, an evening of open discussion of the issues that affect the health and wellbeing of queer, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender women and non-binary people assigned female at birth. Tanekwah Hinds, Women’s Health Program Coordinator, organized the roundtable to uplift and center the voices of community members speaking on behalf of the diverse populations that the Women’s Health Team serves. The representatives from each organization present were leaders who self-identified as cisgender women, transgender women, or non-binary individuals. “We wanted to provide a space for 
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New Provider Spotlight: Hubert Roberts III, Primary Care Physician

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Hubert Roberts, III, Primary Care Physician Joined Fenway in November, 2016 Education: Bachelor’s in Biology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Doctor of Medicine from Boston University School of Medicine. Residency: General Internal Medicine, Primary Track at Rhode Island Hospital/Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. What inspired you to become a Primary Care Physician? I know it sounds cliche, but I wanted to help people. Primary care in particular gives me a unique opportunity to help people by treating a very wide range of medical problems. In primary care, there are also opportunities to help prevent a wide range of 
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A Note To Patients Worried About Their Health Coverage

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Comments made during the recent presidential election have caused many to worry about the state of their health coverage. As noted by the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers, rumors have abounded since the election that MassHealth and the other plans available through the Health Connector are no longer available, and that undocumented immigrants are not able to safely access health care. We at Fenway Health want to assure our patients and community members that these rumors are false. Now, as always, we will continue to provide the highest quality care to everyone who walks through our doors. If you 
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Fenway Now Offers New Online Bill Pay

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Make payments for any medical, behavioral health or optometry bill* through our new online bill pay system – now available through both the MyFenway and MyBorum patient portals! *Note: pharmacy and dental bills are not eligible To use online bill pay: To get started, go to MyFenway.org or MyBorum.org to sign-in or register for a new account. Select “Pay My Bill” You will be required to input the “bill pay code” from your statement to submit online payment (shown below).         Want to pay your bill online without Registering or Signing in? Use the expedited “Quick Pay” feature 
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New Paper Supports Informed Consent Model of Transgender Medical Care

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A newly published article, written by staff from Fenway Health’s Transgender Health Program, looks at the potential for creating more patient-centric and affirming transgender patient care practices through the informed consent model of medical care. Informed Consent in the Medical Care of Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Patients was published in the American Medical Association Journal of Ethics and co-authored by Timothy Cavanaugh, MD Medical Director for the Transgender Health Program; Ruben Hopwood, MDiv, PhD, Coordinator, Transgender Health Program; and Cei Lambert, MFA, Patient Advocate, Transgender Health Program. The informed consent model of care has evolved as an alternative to the standard 
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