CHC to Assist More Hospitals with Community Health Needs Assessments
Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) will assist substantially more not-for-profit hospitals with Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNAs) and implementation plans this year.
CHC expects a significant increase this year over the previous two years because many CHC client hospitals are due to complete their CHNA in 2022. Another factor driving CHC’s CHNA increase is that hospitals are more likely to outsource the work this year because of the pandemic’s impact on their operations.
A CHNA is a study of a hospital’s community that focuses on specific health and social needs that could have a major impact on the community’s health.
Read the full article in Hospital & Healthcare Management, March 19, 2021.