Building Equity Into Ontario’s New Health Care Action Plan

The Minister of Health and Long-Term Care recently released an ambitious plan to transform Ontario’s health-care system. It identifies key drivers of change to improve access, quality and value; all underlain by improved sys­tem coordination and coherence, and by service and qual­ity innovation. These are positive directions, but there is a critical element missing. We need to ensure that this trans­formation also contributes to reducing pervasive and dam­aging inequities in health that exist in the province, so we need to build equity into these reforms from the outset.

This policy brief sets out key directions to drive equity into health-care reform, and beyond.

 

Download the report: Building Equity into Ontario’s New Health Care Action Plan