Published on January 13, 2020

Concord Hospital Invests $82.6 Million in its Charitable Programs and Services

As a charitable health system, Concord Hospital commits to investing its resources in programs and services to meet its mission and respond to identified health needs of vulnerable neighbors and all community members. In the fiscal year 2019*, Concord Hospital invested $82.6 million through its annual budget to provide programs and services to meet the health needs of more than 620,000 individuals**. These charitable investments include more than $80 million to respond specifically to the health needs identified in the 2018 Capital Region Health Needs Assessment.

“Concord Hospital’s charitable investments reflect the organization’s mission in action,” said Pamela Puleo, Concord Hospital Chief Advancement Officer. “These activities are what make the Hospital a charitable organization.”

Key Investments

Charitable Care for 5,525 individuals

Concord Hospital provided $4.5 million in free or discounted medical care to 4,152 low-income, uninsured or underinsured members of the community, serving as the medical safety net for many area residents.

Additional charitable care provided include:

  • Providing free or discounted medical care to more than 3,294 Concord Hospital and Concord Hospital Medical Group patients;
  • Providing charitable dental care to 404 Concord Hospital Family Health Center Dental Clinic patients;
  • Providing charitable medical and behavioral health care to 652 Concord Hospital Family Health Center patients.

Subsidized Health Services for 35,660 individuals

Concord Hospital provided $42.4 million of essential health services to the community, despite incurring financial loss for many programs.

Investments include:

  • Over $14.5 million in behavioral health services including in Concord Hospital’s Emergency Department and behavioral health patient care unit and expanded intervention for pediatric patients;
  • $10.1 million in Concord Hospital Family Health Center operations including medical and dental care for more than 12,000 patients;
  • $2.3 million invested to provide medical home navigation services to 2,900 patients;
  • Nearly $1 million invested to provide substance misuse services including programs for addictive disorders, Fresh Start and support for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome babies;
  • $544,367 invested to provide care to 1,125 Concord Hospital Breast Care Center patients;
  • $10.7 million invested to provide access to primary and specialty care at Concord Hospital Medical Group practices;
  • $1.3 million invested to provide programs and services to patients managing chronic health conditions including cardiac, pulmonary, diabetes, cancer and obesity.

Community Health Services for 562,683 individuals

By investing $2.1 million to provide access to health education, prevention and wellness tools, Concord Hospital supports individuals on their journey to good health, ultimately enhancing and improving the health of the community.

Investments include:

  • $579,811 invested to provide community health and wellness education to 5,329 individuals;
  • $152,815 invested to provide senior and delirium prevention education;
  • $349,262 invested to provide financial counseling and prescription assistance to more than 5,000 individuals.

Health Professions Education for 9,096 individuals

Providing more than $2.8 million in health education for health professionals illustrates Concord Hospital’s commitment to the future of health care and the overall health of the community.

Investments include:

  • $1.2 million invested to support the NH Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency at Concord Hospital;
  • $565,683 invested to provide medical education to more than 2,000 medical professionals in Concord Hospital’s Forrest D. McKerley Simulation and Education Center.

Research

Providing Concord Hospital and Concord Hospital Medical Group patients’ access to the latest clinical trials and research assists in hastening cures and easing pain and suffering.

Unreimbursed Medicaid

Providing more than $29.6 million in unreimbursed costs for caring for 14,761 Medicaid patients.

*October 1, 2018-September 30, 2019
**77,690 were served through charitable programs and 542,722 were provided information.