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Many thanks to all who participated. We look forward to working together in the days, months and years ahead.

Dora Anne Mills

Dora Anne Mills, MD, MPH, FAAP
MaineHealth
Chief Health Improvement Officer

Community Health Needs Assessment

MaineHealth’s mission of working together so our communities are the healthiest in America includes a commitment to health equity and improving health outcomes for all patients, families, care teams and community members. We partner with community based organizations, schools, businesses and government agencies to understand and address factors impacting the health and well-being of the communities we serve.

Every three years, non-profit hospitals are required to conduct a community health needs assessment (CHNA) and develop strategies to address these needs through a community health implementation plan (CHIP). In Maine, this process is done collaboratively with Northern Light Health, Central Maine Healthcare, MaineGeneral Health, MaineHealth and Maine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The 2022 MaineHealth CHNA reports include county level data, input from community forums and an in-depth look at key priority areas. This year, additional forums were held to amplify the voices of Black/African Americans, deaf/hard of hearing communities, federally qualified health centers, people with disabilities, the LGBTQ+ community, people experiencing homelessness, people with a mental health diagnosis, older adults and youth. One thousand oral surveys were also conducted for non-English speaking individuals—identifying some unique priority areas for these populations.

View the Maine State CHNA report, including information on special populations. The 2022 MaineHealth CHNA reports and 2022-2024 implementation plans are listed below.

Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) Reports

Franklin Memorial Hospital and Franklin County

LincolnHealth and Lincoln County

    MaineGeneral Health and Kennebec County

    Maine Medical Center and Cumberland County

    Memorial Hospital and Carroll County (New Hampshire)

    Mid Coast Hospital and Sagadahoc County

    Pen Bay Medical Center and Knox County

    Southern Maine Health Care and York County

    Spring Harbor Hospital/Maine Behavioral Healthcare and Cumberland County

    Stephens Memorial Hospital and Oxford County

    St. Mary's Regional Medical Center and Androscoggin County

    Waldo County General Hospital and Waldo County

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    Maine Shared Community Health Needs Assessment

    View reports outlining priority health issues in each county.

     

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