How to use this tool
For each dimension, determine which stage most accurately describes your organization’s current state. Progression is additive as you move right across a dimension, meaning an organization that is “moving the market forward” has executed on the guidance across all four columns within a given area. We recommend prioritizing where your organization should focus based on where you already have natural strengths or are already making investments. Most organizations will find its feasible to focus on two to three dimensions at a time. The maturity model is in a common order of progression. However, reducing health disparities is not a rigid, step-wise path. Also, although organizations will likely address the areas listed first in the model below, all the facets of health equity are important. Addressing each area is essential for an effective strategy.