The Path to Pursuing Equity
A brief overview of why eight health care organizations joined Pursuing Equity, a two-year learning and action network.
5 Guiding Principles for Health Care Leaders
Specific guidance for health care executives striving to attain health equity by drawing from the experience of participants in IHI's Pursuing Equity initiative.
Making Health Equity a Strategic Priority
Lessons learned from health systems participating in the Pursuing Equity initiative that are testing changes to make health equity a strategic priority.
Learning to Apologize and Other Surprising Leadership Lessons
An interview with Jack Lynch, FACHE, CEO of Main Line Health, on how his health system plans to make safety and quality outcomes “a direct reflection of equitable care delivery” in every patient encounter.
The Numbers Tell a Story: How to Use Data to Achieve Health Equity
Michael Hanack, MD, FAAFP, Associate Chief Medical Information Officer at Rush University Medical Center, explains why it is so important to build the capacity for data collection when tackling health inequities.
6 Tips for Measuring Health Equity at Your Organization
Advice for developing a measurement framework focused on equity to help your organization understand what changes are reducing inequities and whether any of your work might actually be increasing disparities.
Liberation in the Exam Room: Racial Justice and Equity in Health Care
This tool serves as a resource to begin conversations with teams within the organization toward developing a deeper understanding of structural racism and its impact on achieving health equity.
Using Meaningful Community Partnerships to Attain Health EquityGetting Grounded: Building a Foundation for Health Equity and Racial Justice Work in Health Care TeamsThis article proposes three components that guide a “getting grounded” strategy to enable teams to center dialogue and learning around consistent language, frameworks, assumptions, values, and norms to support their pursuit of more equitable relationships, processes, and outcomes. The approach is based on the experience of the IHI Pursuing Equity Learning and Action Network.
How Main Line Health is training volunteer medical students to address patients' non-medical needs to end healht disparities in their diverse patient populations