O’Kane M, Agrawal A, Binder L, et al. An Equity Agenda for the Field of Health Care Quality Improvement. NAM Perspectives. Discussion Paper. Washington, DC: National Academy of Medicine; September 2021.
Convened by the National Academy of Medicine, leaders of seven prominent US health care quality organizations, including the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, identified equity as the most important priority for the health care quality movement in the next 20 years. This paper summarizes key barriers and strategies to advancing equity in health care quality.