Mental health, obesity identified as
priorities for RI hospitals. Mental illness
and obesity are among the top health
issues in Rhode Island, according to a
new Community Health Needs
Assessment by the Hospital
Association of Rhode Island.
The assessment, released today,
combined health-survey data with
interviews and focus groups,
to meet a requirement of the
Affordable Care Act.
Next, the hospitals will develop a
plan to meet the needs identified.
Read the assessment