Community Health Needs Assessment

Word art describing Meritus HealthMeritus Health, in collaboration with community partners, regularly conducts a Community Health Needs Assessment to identify primary health issues, status and needs and to provide critical information to those in a position to make a positive impact on the health of our region's residents.

Objectives

  • Identify the current health status of community residents to include baseline data for benchmarking and assessment purposes
  • Identify the availability of treatment services, strengths, service gaps and opportunities
  • Determine unmet community health needs and target priorities
  • Develop a plan to direct community benefit and allocation of resources to meet targeted needs
  • Enhance strategic planning for future services

Partners

Healthy Washington County Partners: Brook Lane Health Services, Community Free Clinic, Community Foundation of Washington County, Comstock Center/Johns Hopkins University, HEAL of Washington County, Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Meritus Medical Center, Tri-State Community Health Center, Tri-State Health Partners, United Way, Walnut Street Community Health Center/Family Healthcare of Hagerstown, Washington County Health Department, Washington County Mental Health Authority, and Washington County Public Schools

Click here to view the FY2019 Community Health Needs Assessment

Haga clic aquí para ver la evaluación de necesidades de salud comunitaria para el año fiscal 2019

Click here to view the Appendices for the FY2019 Community Health Needs Assessment

Click here to view the FY2019 Summary Sheet

Click here to view the FY2016 Community Health Needs Assessment

Click here to view the Appendices for the FY2016 Community Health Needs Assessment

Click here to view a fact sheet of the FY2013 Community Health Needs Assessment

Click here to view the FY2013 Community Health Needs Assessment