Ideas for Action


On August 23, 2016, South Florida Baptist Hospital convened a meeting of 19 hospital representatives and community stakeholders (representing a cross section of community-based agencies and organizations) to evaluate, discuss and prioritize health needs for the hospital’s service area, based on findings of this Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). This exercise prioritized the following health needs:

  1. Diabetes

  2. Access to Healthcare Services

  3. Mental Health

  4. Heart Disease & Stroke

  5. Nutrition, Physical Activity & Weight

  6. Substance Abuse

  7. Respiratory Diseases

  8. Cancer

  9. Infant Health & Family Planning

  10. Oral Health

  11. Dementias, Including Alzheimer's Disease

  12. Injury & Violence

  13. Potentially Disabling Conditions

  14. Sexually Transmitted Diseases

  15. HIV/AIDS