Community Health Needs Assessment

2015

In the summer of 2015, Sequoyah Memorial Hospital (Sequoyah County – City of Sallisaw Hospital Authority), in conjunction with Oklahoma Office of Rural Health, Center for Rural Health through the OSU Center for Health Sciences, coordinated a series of meetings which comprised the Community Health Needs Assessment. A collection of documents were produced from the meetings and also the community survey conducted by the Oklahoma Office of Rural Health. This report summarizes each of the four community meetings along with the products delivered at each meeting: an economic impact of the local health sector, Sequoyah County specific health indicators and outcomes, the community survey results, and a primary care physician demand analysis. This report also documents the health priorities identified by community members present at the community meetings along with an outlined implementation plan to address each item.

For the Sequoyah Memorial Hospital report, click here.

This report, and all others completed by the Oklahoma Office of Rural Health, can be found on the OSU Center for Rural Health's blog page at:

http://osururalhealth.blogspot.com/

2010

"In the fall of 2010, Sequoyah Memorial Hospital (Sequoyah County – City of Sallisaw Hospital Authority), in conjunction with Oklahoma State University Extension Office, coordinated a series of meetings which comprised the Community Health Engagement Process. A collection of documents were produced from the meetings and also the community survey conducted by the Oklahoma Office of Rural Health, Center for Rural Health through the OSU Center for Health Sciences affiliated with the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service of Oklahoma State University. A report analyzing the Economic Impact of the Health Sector on the Sequoyah Memorial Hospital Medical Service Area was completed in September of 2010. A telephone survey of area residents examining the Sequoyah Memorial Hospital Medical Service Area was completed in October of 2010. Finally, also in October, an analysis of the Demand for Primary Care Physicians in the Sallisaw, Oklahoma, Medical Service Area was completed. These reports can be found at the link below. In the survey report, the community's description is outlined, including demographic, salary, and education information of area residents. The results document also outlines that information was collected during a telephone survey. The survey revealed health needs and other feedback from community residents, and is also available on the Oklahoma Rural Health Works website."

Please click here to view the entire survey.