The Community Health Improvement Team in VUMC's Office of Health Equity is responsible for conducting the hospital's Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and Implementation Strategy (IS) every three years as mandated by the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The most recent CHNA/IS was adopted by the VUMC Board of Directors in November of 2019, covering Davidson, Williamson, and Rutherford Counties. Click here for more information of VUMC's Office on Health Equity.

You can download the full 2019 CHNA and IS, as well as the county-specific summaries, by clicking the links below. A paper copy is available at VUMC facilities and can be made available upon request by calling (615) 875-6263 or emailing

Please click here to provide feedback on the 2019 CHNA/IS reports. 


2019 CHNA

View the 2019 CHNA by clicking the icon below.


2019 IS

View the 2019 IS by clicking the image below.

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2019 County Summaries

View the county-specific summaries by clicking the icon below.