Top Health Needs by Community

Click on a community below to see a list of the most significant health needs identified by its Community Health Needs Assessment.

langdon cavalier grafton park-river hillsboro mayville northwood grand-forks mcville devils-lake cando rugby harvey cooperstown carrington jamestown valley-city fargo lisbon oakes ashley wishek linton bowman hettinger elgin bismarck hazen turtle-lake garrison dickinson watford-city minot stanley tioga williston rolla bottineau kenmare crosby sioux burleigh kidder

Compare Most Significant Health Needs by Community

Select up to three communities to compare the most current significant health needs. To compare more communities, please see this printable spreadsheet listing most significant health needs for all communities.

  Ashley - CAH
  Bismarck - Non-CAH
  Bottineau - CAH
  Bowman - CAH
  Burleigh Co. - Public Health
  Cando - CAH
  Carrington - CAH
  Cavalier - Collaborative
  Cooperstown - CAH
  Crosby - CAH
  Devils Lake - CAH
  Dickinson - CAH
  Elgin - Collaborative
  Fargo - Non-CAH
  Garrison - CAH
Grafton - CAH
Grand Forks - Non-CAH
Harvey - CAH
Hazen - CAH
Hettinger - CAH
Hillsboro - CAH
Jamestown - CAH
Kenmare - CAH
Kidder County - Public Health
Langdon - CAH
Linton - Collaborative
Lisbon - CAH
Mayville - CAH
McVille - CAH
Minot - Non-CAH
Northwood - CAH
Oakes - CAH
Park River - CAH
Rolla - CAH
Rugby - CAH
Sioux County - Public Health
Stanley - CAH
Tioga - CAH
Turtle Lake - CAH
Valley City - CAH
Watford City - CAH
Williston - CAH
Wishek - CAH

Full List of Most Significant Health Needs by Community

Printable spreadsheet pdf

Ashley

Ashley Medical Center

2011-2013
  • Access to needed equipment/facility update
  • Aging population services
  • Financial viability of hospital
  • Health care workforce shortage
View list of hospital reports

Bismarck

St. Alexius Medical Center

2011-2013
  • Aging population services
  • Cancer
  • Chronic disease management
  • Obesity & physical inactivity

View list of hospital reports

Sanford Bismarck Medical Center

2011-2013
  • Chronic disease management
  • Obesity & physical inactivity
View list of hospital reports

Bottineau

St. Andrew's Health Center

2011-2013
  • Financial viability of hospital
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Higher costs of health care for consumers
View list of hospital reports

Bowman

Southwest Healthcare Services

2011-2013
  • Access to needed equipment/facility update
  • Emphasis on wellness/education & prevention
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Marketing & promotion of hospital services
  • Mental health
  • Obesity & physical inactivity
View list of hospital reports

Burleigh County (Rural)

Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health

Assessment in progress

Cando

Towner County Medical Center

2011-2013
  • Access to needed equipment/facility update
  • Chronic disease management
  • Financial viability of hospital
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Uninsured adults
View list of hospital reports

Carrington

Carrington Health Center & Foster County Medical Center

2011-2013
  • Cancer
  • Chronic disease management
  • Higher costs of health care for consumers
  • Maintaining EMS
  • Obesity & physical inactivity
View list of hospital reports

Cavalier

Pembina County Memorial Hospital and Pembina County Public Health

2014-2016
  • Cost and adequacy of health insurance
  • Mental health including alcohol use and abuse
  • Obesity and physical activity
  • Not enough jobs with livable wages
  • Aging population resources
View list of hospital reports

Cooperstown

Cooperstown Medical Center

2011-2013
  • Aging population services
  • Cancer
  • Excessive drinking
  • Financial viability of hospital
  • Higher costs of health care for consumers
  • Maintaining EMS
View list of hospital reports

Crosby

St. Luke’s Hospital

2011-2013
  • Access to needed equipment/facility update
  • Emphasis on wellness/education & prevention
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Higher costs of health care for consumers
View list of hospital reports

Devils Lake

Mercy Hospital

2011-2013
  • Chronic disease management
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Mental health
  • Obesity & physical inactivity
  • Uninsured adults
View list of hospital reports

Dickinson

St. Joseph's Hospital & Health Center

2011-2013
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Lack of affordable housing
  • Mental health
View list of hospital reports

Elgin

Jacobson Memorial Hospital and Custer Health

2014-2016
  • Attracting and retaining young families
  • Ability to retain doctors and nurses in the community
  • Declining community engagement and cohesiveness
  • Encouraging healthy lifestyles

View list of hospital reports

Fargo

Essentia Health

2011-2013
  • Access to health care
  • Mental health
  • Obesity & physical inactivity

View list of hospital reports

Sanford Medical Center

2011-2013
  • Aging population services
  • Mental health
  • Obesity & physical inactivity
View list of hospital reports

Garrison

Garrison Memorial Hospital

2011-2013
  • Aging population services
  • Chronic disease management
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Marketing & promotion of hospital services
View list of hospital reports

Grafton

Unity Medical Center

2011-2013
  • Emphasis on wellness/education & prevention
  • Financial viability of hospital
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Higher costs of health care for consumers
  • Obesity & physical inactivity
View list of hospital reports

Grand Forks

Altru Health System

2011-2013
  • Excessive drinking
  • Higher costs of health care for consumers
  • Mental health
  • Obesity & physical inactivity
  • Violence
View list of hospital reports

Harvey

St. Aloisius Medical Center

2011-2013
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Marketing & promotion of hospital services
  • Obesity & physical inactivity
View list of hospital reports

Hazen

Sakakawea Medical Center

2011-2013
  • Elevated rate of adult smoking
  • Excessive drinking
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Mental health
  • Obesity & physical inactivity
View list of hospital reports

Hettinger

West River Health Services

2011-2013
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Mental health
  • Prepare for "oil patch"
View list of hospital reports

Hillsboro

Hillsboro Medical Center

2011-2013
  • Aging population services
  • Lack of daycare
  • Mental health
View list of hospital reports

Jamestown

Jamestown Regional Medical Center

2011-2013
  • Education and employment
  • Elevated rate of adult smoking
  • Excessive drinking
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Obesity & physical inactivity
View list of hospital reports

Kenmare

Kenmare Community Hospital

2011-2013
  • Access to needed equipment/facility update
  • Aging population services
  • Health care workforce shortage
View list of hospital reports

Kidder County

Kidder County District Health Unit

Assessment in progress

Langdon

Cavalier County Memorial Hospital

2011-2013
  • Chronic disease management
  • Marketing & promotion of hospital services
  • Obesity & physical inactivity
View list of hospital reports

Linton

Linton Hospital and Emmons County Public Health

2014-2016
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Lack of daycare
  • Aging population resources
  • Lack of affordable housing
View list of hospital reports

Lisbon

Lisbon Area Health Services

2011-2013
  • Chronic disease management
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Higher costs of health care for consumers
  • Mental health
View list of hospital reports

Mayville

Sanford Health - Mayville

2011-2013
  • Aging population services
  • Lack of daycare
  • Mental health
View list of hospital reports

McVille

Nelson County Health System

2011-2013
  • Emphasis on wellness/education & prevention
  • Maintaining EMS
  • Mental health
  • Obesity & physical inactivity
View list of hospital reports

Minot

Trinity Hospital

2011-2013
  • Chronic disease management
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Mental health
  • Obesity & physical inactivity
View list of hospital reports

Northwood

Northwood Deaconess Health Center

2011-2013
  • Emphasis on wellness/education & prevention
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Maintaining EMS
  • Obesity & physical inactivity
View list of hospital reports

Oakes

Oakes Community Hospital

2011-2013
  • Chronic disease management
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Higher costs of health care for consumers
  • Obesity & physical inactivity
  • Uninsured adults
  • Violence
View list of hospital reports

Park River

First Care Health Center

2011-2013
  • Excessive drinking
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Mental health
  • Obesity & physical inactivity
  • Uninsured adults
View list of hospital reports

Rolla

Presentation Medical Center

2011-2013
  • Chronic disease management
  • Concerns of low customer service & quality of care
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Lack of collaboration with community
View list of hospital reports

Rugby

Heart of American Medical Center

2011-2013
  • Aging population services
  • Emphasis on wellness/education & prevention
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Maintaining EMS
View list of hospital reports

Sioux County

Custer Health

Assessment in progress

Stanley

Mountrail County Medical Center

2011-2013
  • Access to needed equipment/facility update
  • Financial viability of hospital
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Marketing & promotion of hospital services
  • Uninsured adults
View list of hospital reports

Tioga

Tioga Medical Center

2011-2013
  • Elevated rate of adult smoking
  • Excessive drinking
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Traffic safety
  • Uninsured adults
View list of hospital reports

Turtle Lake

Community Memorial Hospital

2011-2013
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Lack of collaboration with community
  • Marketing & promotion of hospital services
View list of hospital reports

Valley City

Mercy Hospital of Valley City

2011-2013
  • Chronic disease management
  • Mental health
  • Violence
View list of hospital reports

Watford City

McKenzie County Memorial Hospital

2011-2013
  • Financial viability of hospital
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Maintaining EMS
  • Traffic safety
View list of hospital reports

Williston

Mercy Medical Center

2011-2013
  • Excessive drinking
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Lack of affordable housing
  • Mental health
  • Traffic safety
View list of hospital reports

Wishek

Wishek Community Hospital

2011-2013
  • Financial viability of hospital
  • Health care workforce shortage
  • Higher costs of health care for consumers

View list of hospital reports

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