Trinity Community Hospital Community Health Needs Assessment

INTRODUCTIONA community health assessment is a developmental process that is added to and amended over time. It is not an end in itself, but a way of using information to plan healthcare and public health programs. In the “Service Line Development Case Study,” there is a community health needs assessment that describes the state of local individuals’ health. This assessment allows the major risk factors, the causes of ill health, and the actions required to address these health risks to be identified.A. Analyze the community health needs assessment in the case study by doing the following:1. Discuss major risk factors identified in the assessment.2. Discuss whether the healthcare facility in the case study is addressing the needs identified in the assessment. B. Develop a health planning summary outlining recommendations of how to resolve any outstanding community health needs.