Improving Community Health: Community Health Needs Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan
Children's National Hospital is a founding member of the DC Health Matters Collaborative (formerly the DC Healthy Communities Collaborative). The collaborative was founded in 2012 and is a coalition of four hospitals and four community health centers who are working together with community partners to assess and address health needs in the District of Columbia.
Vision: One healthy and thriving capital city that holds the same promise for all residents regardless of where they live.
Mission: Improve population health through collaboration and community engagement and to demonstrate our success through measurable outcomes.
Values: Dedication, Partnership, Optimism, Accountability, Creativity, Inclusiveness.
Community Health Needs Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan
DCHealthMatters.org and DC Health Matters Connect
Policy Agenda and Community Convenings
Community Health Needs Assessment
The DC Health Matters Collaborative authored this community health needs assessment to serve as a community-driven foundation for our community health improvement efforts.
Community Health Improvement Plan
The Community Health Improvement Plan for 2019-2022 embraces a vision of one healthy and thriving capital city that holds the same promise for all residents regardless of where they live.