7 excuses for not making health equity a priority in word and action


Leaders increasingly say that health equity is a priority for their organization, but these words don’t always translate into meaningful progress on reducing disparities.

We interviewed dozens of health system leaders about the barriers they face in making health equity an organizational priority, on par with clinical quality and financial solvency. Achieving health equity is a bold, complex, long-term goal, but not all barriers are as insurmountable as they seem. Don’t let these often-cited excuses hinder your organization’s efforts.

AskAdvisory red

Ask our experts a question on any topic in health care by visiting our member portal.

Cookies help us improve your website experience. By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies.