Adapting a health equity tool to meet professional needs

Models for organizational innovation give an idea of the dimensions that need to be considered to strengthen the integration of equity into organizations and to support the changes in practice that result from using the tool. They provide a reminder that a health equity tool cannot be the cornerstone of an organizational strategy to fight against SIH; rather, it must be incorporated as part of a systemic strategy of professional and organizational development.
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A useful contribution, if perhaps self-evident. I don’t think many people arguing for the use of health equity decision support tools imagine their use alone will make the changes required to address inequities. Clearly related organisational and workforce development, resourcing, and leadership are all required as well.

.@ReportingHealth on the importance of media coverage direct individual health care costs in the U.S. We need more of this in Australia, as out-of-pocket costs rise and creep into new aspects of care

Good summary by @Mental_Elf of a recent meta-analysis on mindfulness-, acceptance- and compassion-based cognitive behavioural therapy for psychosis As usual, the problem is studies’ focus on psychosis symptom reduction, rather than distress or function

Environment and health impact assessment – developing an online knowledge sharing platform and network

target group of such an online platform would be the health impact assessment (HIA) as well as the environmental assessment communities of environmental impact assessments (EIA) and strategic environmental assessments (SEA)
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