Trends in Feminizing Hormone Therapy for Transgender Patients, 2006–2017

  title={Trends in Feminizing Hormone Therapy for Transgender Patients, 2006–2017},
  author={Adam J. Rose and Jaclyn M. W. Hughto and Michael S. Dunbar and Emily K. Quinn and Madeline B. Deutsch and Jamie L Feldman and Asa E. Radix and Joshua D Safer and Jillian C. Shipherd and Julie D. Thompson and Guneet Kaur Jasuja},
  journal={Transgender Health},



Validating Data-Driven Methods for Identifying Transgender Individuals in the Veterans Health Administration of the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Using clinician text notes in electronic medical record data to validate transgender-related diagnosis codes

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Final rules issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology in October 2015 require electronic health record

Why don't physicians follow clinical practice guidelines? A framework for improvement.

A differential diagnosis for why physicians do not follow practice guidelines is offered, as well as a rational approach toward improving guideline adherence and a framework for future research are offered.