Grande Ronde Hospital | FY2018 | Community Benefit Report

To quote Henry Ford on teamwork: “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is a process; working together is success.” Community partner- ships are the driver of positive change within Union County. I am amazed by what can be accomplished when individuals and organizations work together on identi- fied community needs. The 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) was the culmination of a group of community leaders, partners and individuals coming together to engage our community to determine where our energies should be focused. For our part, Grande Ronde Hospital specifically keyed in on the following areas of need in our community: ●   ● Preventive care—chronic illness ●   ● Mental health—access to care ●   ● Mental health—substance abuse and addiction This annual report highlights some of our efforts in these areas. As I look back on the past year, I am proud of the work being done to help vulner- able populations by addressing food Our FISCALYEAR 2018 COMMUNITY BENEFIT REPORT is published as a community service of Grande Ronde Hospital, Inc., and the Community Benefit Subcommittee, 900 Sunset Drive, La Grande, OR 97850. Models may be used in photos and illustrations. 2019 © Coffey Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. Jeremy P. Davis, MHA President/CEO Wendy Roberts Senior Director of Administrative Services, CommunityBenefitsOfficer Mardi Ford Director of Communications & Marketing and Public Information Officer Grande Ronde Hospital 900 Sunset Drive La Grande, OR 97850 Nonprofit Org. U.S. Postage PAID Walla Walla, WA Permit No. 44 Working together for change Grande Ronde Hospital Community Benefit Report for the FYE April 30, 2018 Direct charity care $ 2,675,636 Total charity care and means- $ 2,675,636 tested government programs Community health improvement $ 2,042,031 Health profession education $ 791,923 Subsidized health services $ 685,871 Cash and in-kind donations $ 18,515 to community groups Total other benefits $ 3,538,340 Total community benefits $ 6,213,976 Community benefits by category 43.1% 32.9% 12.7% 11% 0.3% Note: All benefits are presented at cost. insecurities and assisting pregnant mothers struggling with alcohol or drug addiction. Success is being achieved by the individuals touched by these efforts, making our commu- nity stronger and more vibrant. I look forward to the coming year as we engage the community in a new CHNA. Many of you may have received the survey sent out by the Hospital Council of Northwest Ohio. I thank you for taking time Wendy K. Roberts, Senior Director Administrative Services, Community Benefit Officer to complete the survey to help us assess our progress and to determine the areas we need to focus on over the next few years. This spring we will present the results of the survey to the community. The Hospital, along with our community partners, invites you to join us and share your thoughts. Thank you, Union County! I continue to be blessed to live in such a beautiful area.