2019 Community Health Improvment Plan

The Southeast Health District 2019 Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) was developed in partnership with the Southeast District Health Department (SEDHD) and the district’s six not-for-profit hospitals – Johnson County Hospital, Nemaha County Hospital, CHI Health St. Mary’s, Syracuse Area Health, Pawnee County Memorial Hospital, and Community Medical Center – plus various other community partners and agencies. The CHIP addresses health concerns in the five-county district of Johnson, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee, and Richardson Counties and is the shared vision of the public health system partners within the Southeast Health District.

The goals and strategies in this CHIP align with local, state, and national priorities to keep pace with emerging public health challenges and address leading causes of morbidity and mortality within the Southeast Health District. This document provides 1) an overview of the district’s health indicators (including data by county when available) and 2) a road map on how to improve the top health concerns in the district over the next three years.