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Non-Profit Hospitals and CHNA

Non-Profit Hospitals and CHNA

This August 2014 blog post from Community Catalyst explains how the Community Health Needs Assessment can be a powerful tool to address health inequities. To maximize the value of this ACA-required process, non-profit hospitals should include public health experts and a range of community stakeholders, adopt culturally competent measures such as making surveys available in the languages spoken in the community, and develop implementation strategies in a formal and transparent plan.