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1

The ACA requires community health needs assessments from hospitals every __ years


3 years

2

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

3

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

DIVERSE

4

What are the 8 sectors of the assessment wheel?


physical environment

eduction

safety and transport

politics

health and social services

communication

economics

recreation

5

What is the alternative to a needs assessment that is more positive?


asset mapping - looks at strengths and assets for the community

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