Regional Collaborative Community Health Needs Assessment

The 2019 regional Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) is a collaborative effort across 18 hospitals and health systems in Greater Philadelphia. It is the first of its kind in the region. Key partners included the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, the Health Care Improvement Foundation, the Philadelphia Association of Community Development Organizations, the Chester County Health Department, and the Montgomery County Office of Public Health. The data collection and reporting process incorporated contributions from a wealth of stakeholders, including the voices of community leaders, community-based organizations, and community residents across four counties (Bucks, Chester, Montgomery, and Philadelphia).

Community Health Priorities Identified by the 2019 Regional Community Health Needs Assessment

  1. Substance/Opioid Use and Abuse
  2. Behavioral Health Diagnosis and Treatment
  3. Access to Affordable Primary/Preventive Care
  4. Healthcare and Health Resources Navigation
  5. Access to Affordable Specialty Care
  6. Chronic Disease Prevention
  7. Food Access and Affordability
  8. Affordable and Healthy Housing
  9. Sexual and Reproductive Health
  10. Linguistically and Culturally Appropriate Healthcare
  11. Maternal Morbidity and Mortality
  12. Socioeconomic Disadvantage (Income, Education, and Employment)
  13. Community Violence
  14. Racism and Discrimination in Healthcare Settings
  15. Neighborhood Conditions (e.g. Blight, Greenspace, Parks/Recreation, etc.)
  16. Homelessness

Click here to access the full Regional Community Health Needs Assessment. 

Abington Hospital • Abington Lansdale Hospital • Chester County Hospital • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia • Einstein Medical Center Montgomery • Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia • Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park • Grand View Hospital • Holy Redeemer Hospital • Jefferson Bucks Hospital • Jefferson Frankford Hospital • Jefferson Torresdale Hospital • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital • Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience • Jefferson Methodist Hospital • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania • Pennsylvania Hospital • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center