Challenge: Geography-specific, vertically-integrated collection of health and social determinant data/Valley Vision

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Use case summary

Title: Valley Vission's CHNA (Community Health Needs Assessment)


The purpose of a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) is to: Describe the health status of the community served by a hospital facility; Identify significant health issues that exist within the community and the factors that contribute to those health issues; Determine priority areas and actions for health improvement; and Identify potential resources that can be leveraged to improve community health


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  • Valley Vision 2016 Community Health Needs Assessments
    • Working with Dignity, Kaiser, UC Davis, Sutter - in Sac, Yolo, El Dorado, Placer, Nevada counties as well as the Solano County Health Coalition. Currently collecting primary data for 15 reports and analyzing secondary data from OSHPD, California Cancer Registry, CDPH.

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