Community Health Needs Assessment
As a not-for-profit health system, Duke University Health System is committed to caring for our patients, nurturing the sick, and strengthening the well. We honor our tax-exempt status and our responsibility to the counties we serve through various programs, activities and partnerships that are aimed at improving the health of our communities.
The details of our 2014 community involvement can be found in the following reports, prepared by Duke University Hospital, Durham Regional Hospital and Duke Raleigh Hospital. These reports, which also detail 2015 goals, were created and are posted in accordance with the community health needs assessment requirements (CHNA) added by the Affordable Care Act and codified as part of the Internal Revenue Code requirements of section 501(r)(3).
Duke University Hospital
- Community Health Needs Assessment (PDF 129.65 KB)
- Community Health Needs Assessment (July 2014 update)
Duke Regional Hospital:
- Community Health Needs Assessment (PDF 1.08 MB)
- Community Health Needs Assessment (July 2014 update) (PDF 338 KB)
Duke Raleigh Hospital:
- Community Health Needs Assessment (PDF 265.14 KB)
- Community Health Needs Assessment (July 2014 update) (PDF 176 KB)
The hospitals worked in collaboration with Durham and Wake Counties to assess community healthcare needs. Links to the county health needs assessments follow:
The 2015 Report on Community Benefits outlines the $448 million total community benefit and investment made by Duke University Health System for FY 2014.
Supporting Health & Wellness in Durham County
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently named Durham County as one of six recipients of its Culture of Health Prize. Click here to read about how Duke University Health System is working with the Partnership for a Healthy Durham to support health and wellness in Durham County.