STRUCTURAL EQUITY PLAN

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Mass General Brigham (MGB) have launched several strategic initiatives to address structural inequities in our healthcare system, including the Mass General Structural Equity 10-Point Plan and the MGB United Against Racism initiative.

INITIATIVE 4: EQUITY IN ACCESS TO AND DELIVERY OF CLINICAL CARE

As key partners in this work, the Disparities Solutions Center and the Edward P. Lawrence Center for Quality and Safety are leading implementation of Initiative 4 of the 10-point plan, "Assure Equity in Access to and Delivery of Clinical Care."

Efforts are underway to identify and eliminate disparities in all aspects of care, from the time patients arrive at the hospital, throughout their stay, and when they return home. We are expanding our current work to identify and address disparities in quality of care at Mass General through our Annual Report on Equity in Health Care Quality, as well as innovation grants to support quality improvement projects that address disparities.

DOORSTEP

DOORSTEP

DOORSTEP

Community

Emergency Department/ Ambulatory Care

  • Primary care

  • Specialty care

Post Acute Care

EQUITY

Access to Care

Patient Experience

Quality of Care

Safety of Care

Inpatient Hospital Stay

BEDSIDE

MGB United Against Racism

Equity Innovation Grant Program

 

Under Initiative 4, the MGH Equity Innovation Grant Program was designed to provide a funding mechanism for interventions that address racial and ethnic disparities in health care. This funding program is opened to all MGH employees for quality improvement or research projects focused on health disparities, diversity, equity, and/or inclusion. For more information, click here.

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INITIATIVE 4 GRANT PROGRAMS

 

Grant program funding is available for MGH employees only.