Community Health Needs Assessment

Part of our mission is to meet the health needs of the communities we serve. In order to fulfill that mission, we periodically conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment. This allows us to ensure programs and resources are focused on the significant health needs faced by our community and that they align with our strategic priorities.

The 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment identified the following areas of significant health needs in our community:

  • Access to care
  • Cancer
  • Children’s health
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Lack of primary care providers/hours
  • Obesity
  • Senior health and chronic health care needs
  • Smoking/tobacco use
  • Stroke

To read in-depth information and implementation plans, download the following reports for each of our hospitals:

If you would like a copy of a report mailed to you, send your name and address or an email to:

Kelly Pyzocha
System Director, Planning
Strategic & Business Planning
Norton Healthcare
4967 U.S. Hwy 42, Suite 100
Louisville, KY 40222
(502) 420-2241
Kelly.Pyzocha@nortonhealthcare.org

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