The ACA requires community health needs assessments from hospitals every __ years
What do they have to do in these assessments?
1. describe the community they serve
2. identify existing resources
3. prioritize community health needs
4. develop implementation strategy
What characteristics do communities have in general?
a socio-geographical area (or virtual space)
shared identify recognized inside and outside boundaries
members feel they belong
What are the 8 sectors of the assessment wheel?
safety and transport
health and social services
What is the alternative to a needs assessment that is more positive?
asset mapping - looks at strengths and assets for the community