One critical way to drive health equity is by building expectations and requirements into system and performance management. Several LHINs have required their partner service providers to develop health equity plans which identify vulnerable populations and access barriers, detail plans to address those challenges, outline initiatives underway addressing equity in service delivery, and set out priorities for the future.
Bob Gardner delivered several presentations on the current state of health disparities in Ontario and on health equity strategies and interventions to address them. The workshops were for community providers in Central LHIN to help them develop their equity plans.
Here is the presentation: