Community Health Needs Assessment

Demonstrating Community Need

As part of the Affordable Care Act, tax-exempt hospitals are required to complete a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) once every three years. In 2017 and 2019, a CHNA was completed to identify the greatest health needs in our community. The 2019 report includes a comprehensive assessment of Walker County, Texas.

The analyses include a careful review of the most current health data available, demographics and input from numerous community representatives. The process culminates in the development of an Implementation Plan to address the significant needs identified through the CHNA. This assessment was presented to and approved by the Hospital Board on May 23, 2019. The Implementation Plan is currently in process and will be completed by November 15, 2019. Upon completion, Huntsville Memorial Hospital will utilize its Implementation Plan as a guide over the next three years to offer programs that support the health of the community and the mission of the organization.

Click on the links below to review the Huntsville Memorial Hospital 2017 CHNA and Implementation Plan and the 2019 CHNA:

Please address any written comments on the 2019 CHNA and Implementation Plan or requests for a paper copy to:

Huntsville Memorial Hospital
ATTN: Administration
110 Memorial Hospital Drive
Huntsville, TX 77340

A printed copy of the 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment is available at the volunteer desk and in the House Supervisor Office.

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