Health Equity Impact Assessment
Health Equity is a key component of quality health care.
The Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA) is a practical tool that Health Service Providers (Providers) can use to identify and address potential health impacts (positive and negative) of a plan, policy or program on specific population groups - particularly those who are most vulnerable and marginalized.
The HEIA tool includes a template and a workbook. The workbook provides detailed instructions and walks users through HEIA's four steps:
The results are recorded in the template.
Providers are encouraged to apply HEIA when developing their Health System Improvement Proposals.
Voluntary Integration Initiatives: LHIN / Provider Governance Resource & Toolkit
This toolkit was developed through a joint initiative of five LHINs, associations representing the LHIN-funded health service providers, and the Ministry. It is available on the Pan-LHIN website.
Your Accountability Specialist
The LHIN's Health System Accountability Team is organized to support Providers and monitor their Accountability Agreements. The LHIN Staff by Provider List is an updated contact list for you to use.