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2013 Community Health Needs Assessment – Roane County

Roane Medical Center front entranceThe Community Health Needs Assessment provides a roadmap to help communities reach their destination of a healthier place to call home. Roane Medical Center is hopeful that this assessment will be a catalyst for meaningful collaboration and action as we address some of the most important health improvement opportunities facing Roane County.

The Affordable Care Act requires not-for-profit hospitals to conduct a needs assessment every three years and to create an Implementation Plan to address the significant findings. This effort will assist us in ”connecting the dots” between Roane Medical’s resources and the needs of the community, identifying additional resources, and engaging with our community partners in initiatives that benefit residents of Roane County.

Our Assessment Partners

This process could not have been done without the following organizations and individuals who gave guidance and thoughtful input along the way. Their expertise and relationships helped us access the general population as well as the county’s most vulnerable residents and helped distill volumes of data into the most significant health issues in Roane County. We deeply appreciate their commitment to the assessment process.

  • Roane County Health Department
  • Roane County Chamber – Roane Alliance
  • Roane County Health Council
  • Roane State Community College – Nursing Program
  • Roane Medical Center
  • Ridgeview Behavioral Health
  • Knox County Health Department, Department of Assessment and Planning
  • United Way of Roane County
  • Roane County Anti Drug Coalition
  • The Bridge at Rockwood
  • Luminary Methodist Church