To help determine what types of services and programs would most benefit the particular communities served, hospitals are required to carry out a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and implementation strategies.
As an organization, Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) has a responsibility to meet the needs of the community we serve; addressing those challenges to improve the quality of health in our community.
The 2021 Day Kimball Healthcare CHNA takes a broad look at the needs of individuals in our primary service area. We have collected data through individual and group meetings with leaders, residents, and stakeholders regarding access, quality, and services needed. Data collection included:
This assessment not only focuses on the health of patients within the walls of DKH; it focuses on social determinants of health in our community. Day Kimball strives to impact on this more than ever. Overall, the assessment shows the continued need for DKH to deepen existing partnerships and develop new partnerships to achieve our mission: To improve the health and wellbeing of our community by providing the best medical care.
This assessment is broken down into several sections of identified needs including: