Applying Community Health Assessments for Rural Hospital Strategy

Author: Pat Wangler, Chief Executive Officer, Essentia Health Fosston, Minnesota

Outlines the value of utilizing a community health needs assessment (CHNA) in a rural area. This presentation describes how their CHNA helped to improve the health of the community toward retaining a quality and viable ag industry. Also describes how the community was engaged by utilized surveys, focus groups, secondary data and a health care coalition.

Applying Community Health Assessments for Rural Hospital Strategy [PDF - 1.87 MB]