Tagged: Community Health Needs Assessment

A New Responsibility for Children’s Hospitals: The Health of Neighborhoods

Children’s hospitals in Ohio are making key investments to address a major cause of poor health — substandard housing.

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NYC to Build Largest Health Facility In Its History: A Neighborhood

On a remote hilltop in Staten Island, New York City is preparing for battle in the fight against one of the nation’s most deadly diseases…again.

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Modifying Hospital Community Benefit Tax Policy: Easing Regulation, Advancing Population Health

Acting under existing legislative authority and without new funding, the new Administration can give hospitals greater flexibility over tax-exempt spending while strengthening their role in building healthy communities.

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Fast Fact: Hospital Community Benefit Dollars Can Benefit Community Development

The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) shares how changes in the Affordable Care Act create a renewed effort to refocus funds to community benefit activities.

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How Baton Rouge Got Its Hospitals to Join Forces to Improve Residents’ Health

A community needs assessment conducted by five major hospitals in Baton Rouge has yielded powerful results—from farmers’ markets to efforts to reduce ER visits.

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Vita Health & Wellness District, Stamford, Connecticut

In the early 2000s, Stamford Hospital began planning a major expansion. Located in Stamford, Connecticut’s West Side neighborhood, the 305-bed regional hospital envisioned a large new state-of-the-art addition to its facility. The hospital owned various pieces of real estate in the nearby neighborhood, but none were contiguous with its existing campus. Meanwhile, Charter Oak Communities (COC), …

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