Ideas for Action


On August 23, 2016, Saint Anthony's Hospital convened a meeting of 52 hospital representatives and community stakeholders (representing a cross section of community-based agencies and organizations) to evaluate, discuss and prioritize health needs for the hospital’s service area, based on findings of this Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). This exercise prioritized the following health needs:

  1. Mental Health

  2. Diabetes

  3. Access to Healthcare Services

  4. Substance Abuse

  5. Heart Disease & Stroke

  6. Nutrition, Physical Activity & Weight

  7. Cancer

  8. Injury & Violence

  9. Potentially Disabling Conditions

  10. HIV/AIDS

  11. Infant Health & Family Planning

  12. Oral Health

  13. Sexually Transmitted Diseases