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Community-Based Health Needs Assessment Activities: Opportunities for Collaboration Between Public Health Departments and Rural Hospitals

Description
Describes how and why rural areas have conducted health needs assessments, and explores opportunities and barriers to collaborative projects attempted by local public health departments and rural hospitals. Also provides recommendations for State Offices of Rural Health and state health officials, as they encourage local-level public health departments and rural hospitals to complete joint assessments.
Date
05/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Tagged as
Hospitals · Legislation and regulations · Needs assessment methods and resources · Networking and collaboration