Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNA)

What are Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNA)s and how are they conducted?

http://www.hpsa.us/chna

Here’s a summary of regional Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNA) in 2015, by CHNA priority:


This graph summarizes the top 5 priorities identified by Community Health Needs Assessments that were conducted in 2015 by 5 regional hospitals (D-H and affiliates: Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, Mount Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, New London Hospital, and Valley Regional Hospital). Note that all 5 hospitals listed Substance misuse and Mental Health as top priorities, followed by Dental Health, Physical Activity, Health care cost, and Nutrition and Food access. Other areas identified included: Healthcare for seniors, income, poverty, employment, family stress, and affordable housing.

Regional CHNA’s

Dartmouth Hitchcock and Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital – 2019 (website)
https://www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/documents/fy2019_dhapdvna_community_health_needs_assessment.pdf

Valley Regional Hospital (website)
http://vrh.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/FY2018-VRH-Community-Health-Needs-Assessment-final.pdf

Mount Ascutney Hospital (website)
http://www.mtascutneyhospital.org/sites/default/files/content/documents/MTA%202015%20CHNA%20report.pdf

Public Health Council-Upper Valley (website)
http://uvpublichealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Upper-Valley-Community-Health-Plan.pdf

New London (website)
https://www.newlondonhospital.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/FY2018-NLH-Community-Health-Needs-Assessment.pdf