Gender Identity and dosing calculations

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Caitlin Wells
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Gender Identity and dosing calculations

We are an Epic facility and we have had a couple close calls with incorrect medication dosing due to adjusted body weight not being calculated if the gender identity fields do not indicate male or female. If responses such as "chose not to disclose," "Unable to collect," or "other" are chosen in any of the gender identity fields then Epic logic can't complete calculations requiring a male or female designation. Wondering if other facilities have experienced this and what was done help close this gap? Thanks!