Reid A, Mate K. Making health equity a strategic priority. Population Health News. 2018 May;5(5).
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. Four specific actions are emerging: identify equity as a priority in the strategic plan; demonstrate leadership ownership, behaviors, accountability, and vision for equity; increase awareness; and secure sustainable funding.