Froedtert Hospital's community benefit efforts are based on identified needs within a community needs assessment. The needs assessment, typically conducted every three years, is a collaborative process often including health care providers, public health departments and other community organizations dedicated to creating a healthier community.

The needs assessments generally include:

  • Quantitative data
  • Qualitative data
  • Direct community input

Identified needs vary and can include issues that require community attention to such topics as:
  • Chronic Disease Prevention & Management
  • Mental Health
  • Access to Primary and Specialty Care
  • Prevention and Wellness
  • Injury & Violence
  • Housing Issues
  • Transportation
  • Education

Results from community needs assessments assist us in targeting areas of focus and are utilized to draft community benefit plans.