Systematic and Shared Accountability

Creating infrastructure to maintain accountability to sustain DEI work across departments and service lines.

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Blog: Time to Act: National Minority Health Month Can be a Launchpad to Closing the ‘Knowing-Doing’ Gap

04/25/2022

National Minority Health Month can be a launchpad to closing the ‘knowing-doing’ gap.

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

AHA’s Health Equity Roadmap Comes to Life: Join Us in Cleveland

04/21/2022

Attendees of the upcoming Accelerating Health Equity Conference, May 10-12 in Cleveland, will have an excellent opportunity to see the Health Equity Roadmap come to life as they join counterparts in other health care and community organizations for hands-on learning that can bolster efforts to advance diversity, equity and inclusion.

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

Blog: AHA Launches the Health Equity Roadmap – We Asked One of Its Architects Why It’s a Big Deal

04/19/2022

We spoke with Leon D. Caldwell, AHA’s senior director for health equity strategies and innovation and one of the Health Equity Roadmap’s architects, about its importance to hospitals and health systems.

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

Accelerating Health Equity: Moving from Conversation to Action

03/31/2022

Now is the time to evaluate how far we have come in closing gaps in health disparities, assess where health care is on the equity journey and take what we’ve learned to strengthen our organizations and communities through collaborative and innovative work — by investing in our neighborhoods and one another.

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

Understanding Employee Resource Groups: A guide for Organizations

01/21/2022

This blog offers guidance on how to get staff to get more involved in and discuss issues related to DEI. The blog focuses on creating employee resource groups, how to encourage and support them, and how to get them involved in internal DEI work.

Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, DEI Support for Staff, Employee-Led Groups

White Accountability & Health Equity By Stephen Graves and Alex Bethel

01/12/2022

In this article, diversity, equity and inclusion consultants Stephen Graves and Alex Bethel share insights on how White healthcare professionals can move beyond White fragility and harness their racial privilege to create health equity.

Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Systematic and Shared Accountability, Health Equity Champions

The REPAIR Project

01/12/2022

The REPAIR Project is a three-year initiative designed to address Anti-Black Racism in science and medicine. It recognizes that long-standing racial inequities in health, health care institutions and scholarship are a result of systemic race-based violence and racism in society as a whole, and seeks to open conversation and promote efforts to rectify and eliminate these problems.

Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, Training, Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Systematic and Shared Accountability, Employee-Led Groups, Health Equity Champions

How to Foster Workplace Belonging Through Successful Employee Resource Groups

01/12/2022

This article looks at DEI efforts and how they can, if not carefully implemented, look solely like hiring initiatives. ERGs provide space for employees to feel like they belong. The article emphasizes formal organizational support where leaders approve group charters and agree on common themes.

Systematic and Shared Accountability, Employee-Led Groups, Health Equity Champions

What Black Employee Resource Groups Need Right Now

01/11/2022

This article outlines the benefits of ERGs while identifying ways for institutions to support involved staff, both internally and publicly, who are primarily volunteers. Black employees who are part of ERGs may feel burnt out and this article focuses on their involvement in ERGs and ways their companies can support them. ERGs develop internal leaders while benefitting the overall growth of the company. Ensuring ERG members are respected and given the time and space to complete this additional work separate from their full time job, have mental health support, and enough funding to allow for them to involve the rest of staff in learning will put less stress on ERG members.

Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Systematic and Shared Accountability, Employee-Led Groups, Health Equity Champions

Benioff Children's Hospital: Action Plan for Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

01/11/2022

This is a comprehensive example of a Hospital's Action Plan providing recordings, handouts, and the plan itself. An action plan with a focus on DEI results in a an organization dedicated to the goals of fostering a more equitable workplace. A finalized action plan results in goals to move forward in practice, in one case committing to employee-led resource groups.

Culturally Appropriate Patient Care, Patient Support, Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies, Workforce Diversity, Systematic and Shared Accountability, Employee-Led Groups

Awareness to Accountability: Integrating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

01/11/2022

This article takes a look at accountability and how to begin to establish it at varying levels of an organization.

Systematic and Shared Accountability, Health Equity Champions

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

How to Elevate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Work in Your Organization -The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

01/06/2022

This article looks at DEI and how it is valued or unvalued in organizations. It is more common for employees who are attempting to do DEI work to be penalized or disregarded. The article offers a the "MERIT" framework to guide leaders in making their employees feel valued to do the work for DEI.

Health Equity Champions