443939-Community Benefit Report 2013 - page 38-39

St.Vincent FrankfortHospital is a25-bed
acutecare facility serving the residents
of ClintonCounty. Designatedas acritical
access hospital, St.Vincent Frankfort
provides a full rangeof healthcare services
including inpatient andoutpatient surgery,
a full-serviceobstetricsprogram, anda
24-hour physician-staffedemergency
department. Additional services
includecardiopulmonary, laboratory,
gastroenterology, neurology, occupational
health, oncology, orthopedics, physical and
speech therapies; ophthalmology, podiatry,
dermatology, radiology, urology, behavioral
health, andear, noseand throat specialty
services.
Community Benefit/Community Building
Spotlight
St.Vincent Frankfort Leads the Healthy
Communities of ClintonCountyCoalition
HealthyCommunitiesofClintonCountyCoalition
began nine years ago as a partnership between
St.Vincent Frankfort and Purdue Extension but
today includes stakeholders representingbusiness,
local government, schools, faithcommunitiesand
other health and social service agencies. Basedon
the results of a series of community health needs
assessment, the coalition has focused on tobacco
prevention and cessation, obesity prevention,
and the elimination of health disparities within
minoritypopulations. Partneringwith local, state
and national partners, the coalition has been
instrumental in advocating for and implementing
policy, system and environmental changes to
make the healthy choice the easy choice in this
community. In addition, theCoalitionhas helped
two school systems in the county attract federal/
state dollars to encourage safewalking and riding
to school. In FY 13, the coalition received grant
funding to evaluate the change strategies that
have been implemented; document what has
been accomplished; and create a toolkit to share
with other communities to facilitate their health
improvement efforts.
SelectedCommunity Benefit/Community
Building Initiatives
Rural andUrbanAccess toHealth
As part of its commitment to 100% access,
St.Vincent Frankfort Hospital is one of eight
St.Vincent Health ministries that participate in
Rural and Urban Access to Health (RUAH), a
community-based care coordination program.
Effective care coordination provides a strategy for
addressing certain social determinants of health
by assuring barriers to care are addressed and
individuals are connected to critical prevention
and treatment services.
TobaccoPrevention andCessation
Tobacco use is one of the leading causes of
preventable death in Indiana. Representing
the Healthy Communities of Clinton County
Coalitionand servingas itsfiscal agent, St.Vincent
Frankfort Hospital applied for, andwas awarded,
Indiana Tobacco Prevention & Cessation funds
to support a part-time tobacco prevention
coordinator forClintonCounty.
OpenDoorClinic
St.Vincent Frankfort Hospital partners with the
Open Door Clinic. The Open Door Clinic is a
volunteer-based,community-sponsoredclinic that
provides free medical services for uninsured and
underinsured, low-income residents of Clinton
County. St.Vincent Frankfort Hospital provides
free lab services topatients ofOpenDoorClinic.
CommunityHealthNeeds Assessment and
Implementation Strategies
During fiscal year 2013, St.Vincent Frankfort
Hospital conducted a Community Health Needs
Assessment and approved implementation
strategies to address priorities. Additional
information about this process is found in the
Planning and Developing Community Health Needs
Assessments and Implementation Strategies
section
of this report. These reports are available for view
anddownload at:
.
2014-2016Priorities:
Jobs/EconomicDevelopment
Substance/DrugAbuse
CancerCare
Cancer Care
TobaccoPrevention/Cessation
Qualityof life/ContinuumofCare
InfantMortality
Obesity
Nutrition&HealthyEating
Jobs/EconomicDevelopment
Substance/DrugAbuse
CancerCare
Cancer Care
TobaccoPrevention/Cessation
Jobs/EconomicD velopment
Substance/DrugAbuse
CancerCare
Cancer Care
TobaccoPrevention/Cessation
Jobs/EconomicDevelopment
Substance/DrugAbuse
CancerCare
Cancer Care
TobaccoPrevention/Cessation
Qualityof life/ContinuumofCare
Access toMedication
InfantMortality
Obesity
Nutrition&HealthyEating
Transportation
FoodSecurity
Access tohealthcare
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Total Financial Commitment
Financial Assistance (CharityCare)
$1,832,575
GovernmentMeans-TestedHealthCare
$1,322,953
AdditionalCommunityBenefitServices for thePoorandVulnerable $45,176
CommunityBenefit Services for theBroader Community
$20,911
Total CommunityBenefit
$3,221,615*
CommunityBuilding
$13,192
Total
$3,234,807
In addition to the communitybenefit providedbySt.Vincent Frankfort, St.Vincent
Medical Groupprovided$1,170,770of communitybenefit inClintonCounty.
*Note that in keepingwith the conservative approachof theCatholicHealth
Association, Medicare shortfall is not included as communitybenefit.
Obesity TobaccoUse DrugUse&
Abuse
Access to
HealthCare
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