Posted April 1, 2022

Temple Hospital deemed “LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader” by Human Rights Campaign Foundation

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index has recognized Temple University Hospital for its equitable treatment and inclusion of LGBTQ+ patients, visitors and employees for the fourth year in a row. 

Image of the exterior of Temple University Hospital.
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Betsy Manning
Temple University Hospital is a fixture of North Broad Street.

For the fourth consecutive year, Temple University Hospital has received the designation of “LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, accompanied by an evaluation score of 100 in its Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), a standard of measurement of equitable treatment and inclusion of hospitals' LGBTQ+ patients, visitors and employees. 

“Everyone deserves access to excellent healthcare in a safe, comfortable and unbiased setting, and we’re committed to providing a welcoming, compassionate, empathetic and respectful environment for LGBTQ+ patients, employees and visitors,” said Abhinav Rastogi, President and CEO of Temple University Hospital.

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