Collaborating to make central Pennsylvania healthier

September 11, 2012 at 8:13 am Leave a comment

Community Health Needs Assessment Report - September 2012A new report evaluates the state of healthcare in central Pennsylvania – and lays the groundwork for efforts to make the region’s residents healthier. Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center collaborated on the community health needs assessment with Holy Spirit Health System and PinnacleHealth System.

The assessment was compiled using interviews, surveys, data analysis and other methodologies. It was conducted by Tripp Umbach, a national leader in conducting health studies and assessments. Penn State Hershey, Holy Spirit and PinnacleHealth will now use the information gathered to develop individual plans to best address their community’s health needs and improve the overall health and well-being of residents of Central Pennsylvania. The findings show that there is a need for additional information and services that promote healthy lifestyles and make health education and healthcare easier to access.

Read more about the community health needs assessment:  Executive summary | Full report

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