Culturally inclusive health care, housing, mental health and wellbeing top list of community health needs identified in UVM Medical Center’s 2022 assessment
2022 Community Health Needs Assessment is most inclusive, robust in UVMMC’s history
Vermont Business Magazine As communities across the country grapple with access to health care, and with longstanding disparities negatively impacting the health and wellness of historically marginalized groups, the University of Vermont Medical Center released the findings of its 2022 Community Health Needs Assessment. This year’s report, conducted every three years, was the most inclusive and robust in the organization’s history of conducting the assessment.
“Health and wellness does not begin or end in a hospital or at a doctor’s office,” said Dr. Stephen Leffler, MD, President and Chief Operating Officer at UVM Medical Center. “Our patients hear that from health care providers every single…