Health Equity Impact Assessment Tool
Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA) is a decision support tool which walks users through the steps of identifying how a program, policy or similar initiative will impact population groups in different ways. HEIA surfaces unintended potential impacts. The end goal is to maximize positive impacts and reduce negative impacts that could potentially widen health disparities between population groups - in short, more equitable delivery of the program, service, policy etc.
There is also a companion French Language Services Supplement that has been developed for the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and LHIN staff who have distinct responsibilities under the French Language Services Act, 1986 (FLSA).
HEIA Tool and access general information and resources on HEIA on the MOHLTC public website