The Form, Variety, and Use of Community Health Assessments: An Analysis of North Carolina Studies

Published October 1, 1997


In 1996, the North Carolina Hospital Foundation, with the financial assistance of The Duke Endowment, undertook a review of community health assessments across the state of North Carolina. The Foundation and Endowment took on this initiative to determine whether, in facilitating collaboration and partnerships among various community healthcare entities and organizations, these assessment efforts might result in improvements in the health of North Carolinians.