Yale New Haven Hospital to co-host Community Health Forum

Friday, April 19, 2019
New Haven, CT (April 19, 2019) – Yale New Haven Hospital and Heathier Greater New Haven Partnership will hold a community public forum on Tuesday, April 23, 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Wilson Library, 303 Washington Avenue in New Haven.

The purpose of the forum is to review the 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) along with the outcomes of local health and wellbeing needs that were identified in the recent Connecticut DataHaven Wellbeing Survey. The survey includes results of seven community conversations that were conducted in Greater New Haven.

The goals are to discuss the identified health priorities, which include promoting healthy lifestyles, mental health and access to care, in addition to gathering input on the Community Health Improvement Plans and Implementation Strategies identified for 2019-2022.

The Healthier Greater New Haven Partnership is a community health improvement coalition that includes Yale New Haven Hospital, Milford Hospital, local departments/districts of health, federally qualified health centers, and community and non-profit organizations serving the Greater New Haven Region.

To request more information, please call or email Augusta Mueller at 203-688-3862 or augusta.mueller@ynhh.org

Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH), part of Yale New Haven Health, is a nationally recognized, 1,541-bed, not-for-profit hospital serving as the primary teaching hospital for the Yale School of Medicine (YSM). Founded as the fourth voluntary hospital in the U.S. in 1826, today, YNHH has two New Haven-based campuses, and also includes Yale New Haven Children's Hospital, Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital and Smilow Cancer Hospital. YNHH has received Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s highest honor of nursing excellence. YNHH has a combined medical staff of about 4,500 university and community physicians practicing in more than 100 specialties. www.ynhh.org

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