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Community Health Needs Assessment

2020 Baltimore Community Health Needs Assessment Survey

What are the most pressing needs you see in your neighborhood?

Johns Hopkins wants to hear from community residents about what you are experiencing and what you feel are the critical needs in your neighborhood.

This information is being collected from residents throughout the city, and will be compiled into a Community Health Needs Assessment. Your responses will enable The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center to focus on the priorities of residents around our hospitals in East Baltimore.

You can complete the survey online at: CHNA survey 2021 or request hard copies in English and Spanish by contacting We will be collecting completed surveys through Oct. 9.

With your help, we will have an updated understanding of the crucial needs within your community to aid us in developing programs and services. For more information, call 800-492-5538.



Our hospital uses the Community Health Improvement Guiding Principles proposed by the Johns Hopkins Medicine Community Benefits Advisory Council to help guide our collective commitment and efforts.

Community Health Improvement Guiding Principles:

  • Partners with those community leaders and community-based organizations that serve as stewards to guide and educate JHM to best serve the needs of each population.
  • Integrates the interests, assets, and expertise of our health system, academic institutions, and the community to reach mutually agreed upon outcomes.
  • Develops transparent, coherent approaches to plan, implement, evaluate, and disseminate sustainable health improvement programs and policy interventions.

In Fiscal Year 2018, our hospital conducted a community health needs assessment (CHNA) to identify the most important health issues in our community. In the same fiscal year, the Board of Trustees of the hospital approved our community health implementation strategy to address the health priorities identified through the CHNA.

As a result of the CHNA, our hospital identified the following health priorities:

CHNA Needs Chart

Our hospital’s commitment to improving the health and well-being of our community will be demonstrated through the deliberate planning of community benefits activities.

View The Johns Hopkins Hospital's CHNAs and Implementation Strategies:


The Johns Hopkins Hospital completed an implementation plan that was adopted by the hospital Board of Trustees in fiscal year 2018. The implementation plan connects hospital, community partners, clinicians, and other resources with identified health needs. The Johns Hopkins Hospital aligns health priorities with the areas of greatest identified need and considers where the Hospital’s resources will generate the greatest impact.

View the resource inventory of community services available in the CBSA.

If you have comments or questions about JHH Community Health Needs Assessment, please contact us at 443-287-9900 or email

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