University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, UM SJMC, conducted a comprehensive Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) to evaluate the health needs of individuals living in the hospital service area within Greater Baltimore. The purpose of the assessment was to gather information about local health needs and health behaviors. The assessment examined a variety of indicators including risky health behaviors (alcohol use, tobacco use) and chronic health conditions (diabetes, heart disease).
To learn about the Community Health Needs Assessment, read the CHNA report.

2013 Community Health Needs Assessment
2016 Community Health Needs Assessment

To learn how UM St. Joseph is using this information to improve the health of the surrounding community, read the Implementation Strategy.

2013 Implementation Strategy
2016 Implementation Strategy

Community Health Improvement Report

Community Health Improvement Report 2017