Lisette Hudson

VP of Planning

Lisette Hudson serves as the Vice President of Planning for Community Hospital Corporation. In this role, she manages and conducts market assessments, community health needs assessments and medical staff development plans.

Prior to joining CHC, Lisette served as a Manager on the Account Management team for Broadlane, a Dallas based group-purchasing organization. As Manager, her responsibilities included identifying cost savings initiatives for several acute care hospitals. She also served as the Manager of the Client Analytics and Cost Analysis team at Broadlane where she provided analytical support for Broadlane’s clients and sales initiatives. Her unique background helps support both the analytical and customer support needs of CHC hospitals and clients.

Lisette received a Speech Communications degree from Texas A&M University and a Master of Business Administration/Master Healthcare Administration from Texas Woman’s University in Dallas. She has served as an Adjunct Professor at LeTourneau University in Longview, teaching online Business and Leadership courses.


Assessing Community Health Needs

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires not-for-profit hospitals to conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) once every three years – and develop an implementation plan to meet community health needs. Finalized in 2014, the requirements surrounding a CHNA are very specific.

Whether or not your hospital has 501(c)(3) status – which triggers the need to complete a CHNA – conducting an assessment of the existing health needs within your community is a best practice both for your hospital and for the patient population you serve. The...