Infrastructure Development

To implement health equity throughout your organization or program, it is important to infuse health equity throughout each step of the process. This page provides resources to help your organization operationalize health equity interventions, including health-related social needs screening tools.

Kansas Food Source

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Healthy Kansans 2030 (PDF) — Kansas Department of Health and Environment

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Guide to Developing a Language Access Plan (PDF) — Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Minority Health (OMH)

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Health Equity Toolkit — National Rural Health Resource Center

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Protocol for Responding To and Assessing Patients’ Assets, Risks, and Experiences (PRAPARE) Screening Tool — The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations and National Association of Community Health Centers

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
Kansas Health Information Network
Kansas Health Institute
Kansas Health Matters
Kansas Healthcare Collaborative
Kansas Hospital Association
Kansas Perinatal Quality Collaborative
Kansas Primary Care and Rural Health

A program of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment


inequities in the quality of health, health care, and health outcomes experienced by groups based on social, racial, ethnic, economic, and environmental characteristics

the state in which everyone has a fair and just opportunity to attain their highest level of health

an individual’s unmet, adverse social conditions (e.g., housing instability, homelessness, nutrition insecurity) that contribute to poor health and are a result of underlying social drivers of health (SDOH)

also known as “social determinants of health,” the conditions in which people are born, grow, work, live, and age that are shaped by the distribution of money, power, and resources and impacted by factors such as institutional bias, discrimination, racism, and more

Resources are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by KFMC or its partners.