The CEO’s Role in Advancing Health Equity
Action steps for envisioning and building an equitable health care organization
June 14, 2021
30 Minute Read
- The impacts of Covid-19 and racial injustice have underscored immense inequities in the US health care system. And while health systems, health plans, and life sciences companies have made bold commitments towards equity—no sector of the industry can accomplish it alone.
- This document defines the equity ambition and helps organizations move from pledge to action by outlining the steps that will advance equity for the workforce, for patient outcomes, and for communities.
- Change must start from the top. Which is why this document outlines the CEOs specific role in advancing health equity—including action steps for their organization and for themselves.