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Community Health Needs Assessment for Grady Memorial Hospital

Assessment of Delaware County's Health Needs

OhioHealth Grady Memorial Hospital is pleased to present its Community Health Needs Assessment for Delaware County. We are confident this Assessment presents an excellent summary of the health needs of our community.

Below is a link to the Grady Memorial Community Health Needs Assessment. Grady Memorial is dedicated to improving the health of those we serve. That is why we are passionate about meeting the varied needs within the community.

Grady Memorial has developed implementation strategies to meet the needs identified in the Community Health Needs Assessment. OhioHealth Grady Memorial will continue to provide substantial Community Benefits. This includes improving quality of care, increasing access to care and enhancing healthcare services to our community, our patients and their families.

We look forward to working with community partners to address these needs.

2016 Grady Memorial Hospital Community Health Needs Assessment (PDF)

2013 Grady Memorial Hospital Community Health Needs Assessment (PDF)

Contact Information

For more information about Grady Memorial and this report, please contact Shawna Bosse Davis, System Vice President of Community and Government Relations for OhioHealth at (614) 544.4423 or

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Community Served by Grady Memorial

OhioHealth Grady Memorial Hospital is located at 561 West Central Avenue, Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio 43015. In developing this Community Health Needs Assessment, we identified the “community served” by Grady Memorial as the residents of Delaware County. See the ZIP codes and communities considered within Delaware County.

We believe that defining the community we serve in this way is supported by where our patients reside. The Ohio Department of Health requires each hospital that is registered in Ohio to file an Annual Hospital Registration and Planning Report by March 1 of each calendar year. A review of the patient origin data from the Annual Hospital Registration and Planning Report for Grady Memorial for 2011 supports the definition of the “community served” as being the residents of Delaware County, Ohio. For 2011, 82 percent of all hospital admissions reside in Delaware County at the time of admission.

Community Input

It was important to us to get input as to the health needs of our community from those outside of our Hospital. Community input for this report was provided through consultation with stakeholders representing various entities that serve Delaware County. These stakeholders provided information and participated in meetings to identify and prioritize health needs in Delaware County. In the fall of 2012, a meeting of stakeholders convened to kick off a new comprehensive community health planning process and to analyze and prioritize health needs.