#HealthEquity Pledge

Uppercentile's #HealthEquity Pledge: A Commitment to Social Change

Uppercentile pledges to advance health equity by addressing disparities and promoting equal healthcare access for all. We're committed to fostering change through collaboration, data-driven strategies, and community-focused initiatives.

Health equity has been a critical issue for years, with activists and healthcare professionals striving to create a fair and just healthcare system for all. Health equity refers to the opportunity for every individual to attain their full health potential, regardless of their socio-economic background, race, or other factors. It addresses the disparities in health and healthcare access that exist among different population groups.

Uppercentile proudly commits to advancing health equity by addressing disparities and social determinants of health, inspired by the movement led by organizations like HIMSS and numerous advocates who have been campaigning for health equity for decades.

Our pledge encompasses the following actions:

  1. Identifying and addressing health disparities and social determinants of health.
  2. Providing education and training to our employees on health equity promotion strategies.
  3. Collaborating with community partners to create programs improving health outcomes in underserved communities.
  4. Collecting and analyzing data on health disparities to inform policies, practices, and programs.
  5. Ensuring accessibility of client products and services for all individuals, regardless of background or circumstances.

By acknowledging health equity as a social justice issue, we accept the responsibility to promote equity, diversity, and inclusion in our work. We commit to equal access and opportunities for all individuals to achieve optimal health. Our pledge reflects our dedication to improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare disparities, and we will continually evaluate our progress and adapt our strategies to make a positive impact on our communities' health and well-being.

For those interested in learning more about health equity and related issues, we recommend the following resources:

  1. "The Health Gap: The Challenge of an Unequal World" by Sir Michael Marmot
  2. "Health Equity, Social Justice and Human Rights" by Ann Taket
  3. "Achieving Health Equity: A Guide for Health Care Organizations" by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
  4. "The Social Determinants of Health: Looking Upstream" by Kathryn Strother Ratcliff
  5. "The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger" by Richard G. Wilkinson and Kate Pickett
  6. "Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care" by Dayna Bowen Matthew
  7. "Healthcare Disparities at the Crossroads with Healthcare Reform" by Richard Allen Williams

We encourage you to deepen your understanding of health equity, social determinants of health, and the steps being taken to address disparities in healthcare access and outcomes.

For any questions or comments, please reach out to us at

Learn more about our commitment and the broader health equity movement by reading our press release on AP News: