Institute for Health Care Improvement Shares White Paper Aimed At Accelerating Health Equity
September 25, 2016
The Institute for Health Care Improvement (IHI) has published a new White Paper, “Achieving Health Equity: A Guide for Health Care Organizations” aimed at providing strategies for reducing health disparities. The paper illustrates how health care organizations can make health equity a strategic priority, as well as highlighting the urgency for decreasing institutional racism from within and developing partnerships with community organizations in order to improve the health equity in the communities they serve. In addition to organizational strategies, IHI’s paper includes tools health care leaders can use to assess their current health equity focus and efforts.