Community Health Assessment
WHAT IS IT?
Community health assessment is a systematic examination of the health status indicators for a given population that is used to identify key problems and assets in a community. The ultimate goal of a community health assessment is to develop strategies to address the community’s health needs and identified issues. A variety of tools and processed may be used to conduct a community health assessment; the essential ingredients are community engagement and collaborative participation. (PHA Board)
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS
Ty Kane, Community Engagement Institute
Charlie Hunt, Kansas Health Institute
Sarah Jolley, Community Engagement Institute