PRISM

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A Leader in LGBTQ+ Care

TriHealth’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer+ (LGBTQ+)

Employee Resource Group fosters an inclusive workplace culture that supports the LGBTQ+ team members and community.

TriHealth earned top marks from HEI for its commitment to equitable, inclusive care for LGBTQ+ patients and their families, who can face significant challenges in securing adequate health care.

Areas of Focus for PRISM

PRISM will focus on strengthening TriHealth’s best practices for LGBTQ+ patients, team members, and their families. PRISM will drive and promote visibility among team members with leadership about the current workplace and social issues that affect the LGBTQ+ community. PRISM has a strategic plan that focuses on three core objectives, which include Education and Awareness, Talent Management, and Community Engagement.

Through networking, educational events, outreach and more, PRISM strives to create a safe place for LGBTQ+ team members while maintaining diversity in thoughts and ideas across the system.

Presence in the Community

TriHealth is active in the local LGTBQ+ community. Supporting local events/functions that includes:

  • Cincinnati PRIDE: TriHealth serves as the only faith-based healthcare organization to provide healthcare services at the event.
  • Carocle Inc.-volunteered for their annual Christmas drive along with education and awareness.
  • HRC Gala Bronze Sponsor
  • Lighthouse Youth Services supporting our area youth in the community

Steve Mombach

"By recognizing the LGBT+ members of our workforce through our employee resource group, TriHealth supports a positive environment in which diversity is recognized along with ensuring that LGBT+ team members and patients feel comfortable and valued. In addition to giving guidance on workplace policies and practices, URGE (United Resources Group for Equality) will help provide a sense of safety and acceptance for LGBT+ team members and patients. URGE looks to maintain a visible presence that continues to allow LGBT+ team members and patients to be respected and have a voice within TriHealth."

-Steve Mombach, Executive Sponsor

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