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Health Care Equity: From Fragmentation to Transformation
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The authors describe a four-tier model that offers a practical framework to establish measurements that will advance equity for both patients and the staff of the health care provider organization.
There Can Be No Quality Without Equity
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Quality improvement tools and methods are well suited to an effort to improve equity in health and care. The missing ingredients over the past decades have been strategic intent and a sharply focused equity lens. The IHI Framework for Improving Health Equity can serve as a foundation for change in health care.
Thriving Together: A Springboard for Equitable Recovery and Resilience in Communities across America
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This guide highlights numerous actions that communities, organizations, businesses, governments, and funders can take in the wake of COVID-19 and other related threats to the US​ — to create the vital conditions that all people and places need to thrive.
A Data-Driven Approach to Addressing Racial Disparities in Health Care Outcomes
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This article describes lessons from Brigham Health in Boston to develop a robust data infrastructure to understand the differential impact of COVID-19 on patients and staff.
The Moral Determinants of Health
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Six items are proposed as an "agenda for action" that physicians, nurses, and US health care institutions could help lead as a shared endeavor for securing the health of communities.
Advancing Safety and Equity Together
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There are widespread inequities in health outcomes in the United States based on race, sex, language, and other factors. But there is no such thing as high-quality, safe care that is inequitable. Health systems can leverage patient-safety programs to advance equity.
The Role of Racism as a Core Patient Safety Issue
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Maternal mortality rates in the US are rising, particularly among black women. This article describes three things health care leaders can do to understand the contributing causes of mortality, including racism, and factors to reduce inequities and improve safety in maternal health.
Improving Health Equity: Guidance for Health Care Organizations
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The eight health system teams participating in the Pursuing Equity initiative share strategies, examples of specific improvements tested, lessons learned, challenges and mitigation strategies, and tools and resources for improving health equity.
Advancing Equity in Health Systems by Addressing Racial Justice
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This article describes lessons from IHI’s work with health systems in three settings (the United States, Brazil, and Ethiopia) to advance racial equity.​
Making Health Equity a Strategic Priority
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This article describes lessons learned from health systems participating in the Pursuing Equity initiative that are testing changes to make health equity a strategic priority — the first pillar in the IHI Framework for Achieving Health Equity.
10 IHI Innovations to Improve Health and Health Care
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This curated publication highlights 10 ideas that have emerged from IHI's systematic 90-day innovation approach, including reflections on the Triple Aim, the concept of a health care Campaign, the Breakthrough Series Collaborative model, and other frameworks and fresh thinking that have been replicated around the world.
Health Equity Must Be a Strategic Priority
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This article presents five concrete actions health care leaders can take to make health equity a core strategy at their organizations.
Achieving Health Equity: A Guide for Health Care Organizations
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This white paper presents a framework for health care organizations to improve health equity in the communities they serve, guidance for measuring health equity, a case study of one organization that has strategically integrated health equity throughout its system, and a self-assessment tool for organizations to gauge their current focus on and efforts to improve health equity.
A Framework for Improving Health Equity
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This article presents an overview of a framework developed by IHI to help guide leaders in improving health equity by making it a system-level priority for their organizations.
Improving Care and Health for Low-Income Populations
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This article summarizes key findings from the latest research on health disparities, a joint effort between IHI and the Commonwealth Fund, and provides two examples of how innovation in the delivery of care is reducing these disparities.
Scorecard on State Health System Performance for Low-Income Populations
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Analyzing 30 indicators of access, prevention and quality, potentially avoidable hospital use, and health outcomes, the scorecard documents sharp health care disparities among states.
Mobile Clinic in Massachusetts Associated with Cost Savings from Lowering Blood Pressure and Emergency Department Use
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A study of 10,509 patient visits to the Family Van, an urban mobile health clinic in Massachusetts, found that screenings and counseling resulted in significant reductions in high blood pressure from 2010 to 2012. The researchers argue that mobile health clinics are an effective delivery model for underserved communities with poor health status and frequent use of emergency departments.
Meaningful disparities reduction through research and translation programs
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The authors describe an approach for making equity an integral component and explicit requirement of governmental and private funding announcements aimed at improving quality of care and outcomes.
Cultural Competency Bibliography
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Truly patient-centered care requires overcoming health disparities due to cultural, racial, or ethnic differences between provider and patient. Materials listed in this bibliography include journal articles, books and chapters, videos, websites, and assessments and surveys.
ED Performance Measures and Benchmarking Summit Consensus Statement
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This consensus statement group was tasked with standardizing definitions pertinent to emergency department performance measures, creating a set of general and operational measures, developing a comparison system for benchmarking, and creating a plan for the dissemination of this information.
Levels of Racism: A Theoretic Framework and a Gardener's Tale
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This important article proposes that we need to understand and study racism on 3 levels - institutionalized, personally mediated, and internalized.
Under the shadow of Tuskegee: African-Americans and health care
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This influential article examines the continuing legacy of the Tuskegee Syphilis study and reviews the historical context for the distrust that many African Americans continue to have for medical and public health institutions.
An American Health Dilemma, Volume 1: A Medical History of African Americans and the Problem of Race
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A seminal two-volume study of the impact of racism on medicine and public health in the United States over the past 400 years.
An American Dilemma, Volume 2: Race, Medicine, and Health Care in the United States, 1900-2000
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A seminal two-volume study of the impact of racism on medicine and public health in the United States over the past 400 years.
Cultural Competence in Health Care: Emerging Frameworks and Practical Approaches
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This report discusses research that identifies cultural competence strategies to reduce the disparities in access to care and improve the quality of care.
  

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