This white paper provides guidance on how health care organizations can reduce health disparities related to racial or ethnic group, religion; socioeconomics status; gender; age; mental health; cognitive, sensory, or physical disability; sexual orientation or gender identity, geographic location; or other characteristics historically linked to discrimination or exclusion.
-A framework, with five key components, for health care organizations to improve health equity in the communities they serve
- Guideance for measuring health equity
- A case study of one health care organization that has strategically integrated work to improve health equity throughout their system
- A self- assessment tool for health care organizations to gauge their current focus on and effort to improve health equity
- Institute for Healthcare Improvement