You can download, print and share the one-page informational fact sheet on the Hospital Community Health Needs Index here.
How are other organizations using health equity tools to address needs in the community?
Sutter Health’s Institute for Advancing Health Equity developed an innovative Health Equity Index that uses real-time EHR data and dynamic population health trends to uncover opportunities for addressing disparities within their system. They then partnered with local health centers to create a community-based program that has connected at-risk patients with specialty health care providers. Read more about their work here.
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