Hamilton Medical Center (HMC) conducted its first Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) in fiscal year 2013 and again in 2016 as mandated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The CHNA is designed to help the hospital determine the significant health needs of the community through quantitative data as well as input from individuals who represent the broad interests of the community.
Through the Downloads section on this page, you will find the finalized Community Health Needs Assessment, including the findings from the health data and community input process, as well as the hospital’s implementation plan to address the significant needs identified through the process. The information contained in this document is current to the best of our knowledge as of the date of Board approval, with updates to the assessment anticipated every three (3) years in accordance with the PPACA and Internal Revenue Code 501(r).
A written copy of this document can be obtained by calling the HMC Marketing Department at 706.272.6114.
Thank you for your interest in the health of our community.