Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies

Applying a diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) lens to organizational policies and supporting an equitable and inclusive climate and culture.

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Does Your Hospital Reflect the Community It Serves?

02/08/2018

This toolkit provides checklists to assess the organization's diversity (inclusing leadership), workforce diversity, and patient care while providing action steps to move toward being a more diverse organization. The toolkit also provides case studies of various hospitals who took initatives toward becoming more diverse and their outcomes.

Community Collaboration for Solutions, Investing in Your Community, Understanding Your Community, Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, Diverse Representation in Executive Leadership and Governance, Executive Leaders, Governing Bodies, Workforce Diversity, Employee-Led Groups, Health Equity Champions

Inclusive, Local Hiring: Building the Pipeline to a Healthy Community

04/25/2018

ACHI and the AHA Workforce Center hosted a webinar on how health systems can develop an inclusive, local hiring pipeline through creating more external community connections and internal career paths.

Community Collaboration for Solutions, Investing in Your Community, Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Workforce Diversity

2022 Accelerating Health Equity Conference

06/07/2021

A time to connect and collaborate to advance community health, well-being, and equity, presented by AHA Community Health Improvement and the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, Diverse Representation in Executive Leadership and Governance, Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Systematic and Shared Accountability

Emerging Strategies to Ensure Access to Health Care Services: Addressing the Social Determinants of Health

09/13/2021

The AHA Task Force on Ensuring Access in Vulnerable Communities examined ways in which the access to and delivery of care could be improved. During that process, the Task Force grappled with the reality that, in vulnerable communities, even if quality care is available, social determinants often prevent individuals from being able to access health care or achieve health goals.

Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, Patient Support, Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Climate and Culture

Pathways to Population Health: An Invitation to Health Care Change Agents

09/15/2021

“Pathways to Population Health: An Invitation to Health Care Change Agents” is intended to support health care professionals in identifying opportunities for their organizations to make practical, meaningful, and sustainable advancements in improving the health and well-being of the patients and communities they serve.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Data Collection/Validation, Data Informed DEI/SDOH Programs, Data Stratification/Reporting, Data Training, Community Collaboration for Solutions, Investing in Your Community, Strengthening Partnerships, Understanding Your Community, Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, DEI Support for Staff, Patient Support, Training, Diverse Representation in Executive Leadership and Governance, Executive Leaders, Governing Bodies, Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Climate and Culture, Inclusive, Local Sourcing, Strategic Plan Integration, Workforce Diversity, Systematic and Shared Accountability, Communication Strategy, Compensation and Incentives, Councils, Employee-Led Groups, Health Equity Champions, Internal Assessment

Developing Mission, Vision and Values Statements

09/15/2021

Simply put, strategic planning determines where an organization is going over the next year or more, how it's going to get there and how it'll know if it got there or not. The focus of a strategic plan is usually on the entire organization.

Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Climate and Culture

Making Health Equity a Strategic Priority

12/01/2021

This resource looks at how making health equity a strategic priority can aid health systems and organizations in achieving equity initiatives.

Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Climate and Culture

Outside-In Strategies: Breaking Down Barriers to Employment

12/01/2021

This resource looks at the benefits of hiring locally by creating a system of entry points for applicants that normally face barriers to this work.

Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Workforce Diversity

Inside-Up Strategies: Connecting Front-line Workers to Pathways for Career Advancement

12/01/2021

This toolkit focuses on ways to ensure employees are receiving access to career advancement opportunities. This ensures local hires grow in their work and there is a pathway to greater experience and support that will benefit the company and hospital as a whole through employee investment.

Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Workforce Diversity

Building Capacity: Growing Capacity of Existing Businesses as well as Helping to Incubate New Ones

12/01/2021

Capacity building with a focus on the local business community can help address supply chain gaps, meet product needs, and improve the efficiency and resiliency of the supply chain. Such initiatives can bring in additional funding and create job opportunities for local communities which experience barriers to employment.

Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Inclusive, Local Sourcing

How to Develop a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative

12/07/2021

This article outlines the four phases of developing a DEI initiative in the workplace which is further broken down into 9 steps. It emphasizes the need for the organization and its leaders to track their goals and progress made by the diverse groups. In addition, the recommendations the group makes to senior leadership must also be tracked to track progress.

Workforce Diversity, Employee-Led Groups

Purchasing ⁠— Inclusive, Local Sourcing: Purchasing for People and Place

01/04/2022

This toolkit on local and diverse purchasing showcases examples of how hospitals and health systems are reevaluating their roles as their community’s largest purchasers, understanding that a thriving local economy is fundamental to a healthy community.

Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Inclusive, Local Sourcing

Purchasing: Readiness Checklist

01/04/2022

Do a basic assessment of where your institution is at, and identify the steps you need to take to implement an inclusive, local sourcing initiative.

Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Inclusive, Local Sourcing

Purchasing: Simple Policy Fixes

01/04/2022

Simple Policy Fixes for Inclusive sourcing and purchasing.

Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Inclusive, Local Sourcing

Purchasing: Quick Practice Upgrades

01/04/2022

Simple Practices to Create Equitable and Inclusive Sourcing and Purchasing Pipeline.

Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Inclusive, Local Sourcing

Investment — Place-Based Investing: Creating Sustainable Returns and Strong Communities

01/04/2022

This toolkit outlines a range of strategies for how health systems are using their investment assets to help address the resource gaps that keep communities from achieving better health and well-being.

Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Inclusive, Local Sourcing

Race Equity and Inclusion Action Guide — Annie E. Casey Foundation

01/04/2022

7 Steps to Advance and Embed Race Equity.

Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Climate and Culture

Implicit Association Test

01/04/2022

The Implicit Association Test (IAT) measures attitudes and beliefs that people may be unwilling or unable to report. The IAT may be especially interesting if it shows that you have an implicit attitude that you did not know about.

Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Climate and Culture

Mobilizing toward health equity: Action steps for health care organizations, Perspectives of health care CEOs and leadership executives

01/06/2022

Health care organizations are on the front lines of addressing health equity, playing key roles in not only access and care delivery, but also as employers and as community members. Discover strategies for organizations to address health equity within their organizations and the communities they serve.

Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action, Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Strategic Plan Integration, Systematic and Shared Accountability, Health Equity Champions