Concord Hospital Invests in Charitable Programs and Services

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Published on February 26, 2019

Concord Hospital Invests in 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 fiscal year 2018*, Concord Hospital invested $51.6 million through its annual budget and funds from Concord Hospital Trust to provide programs and services to meet the health needs of more than 577,000 individuals**. These charitable investments include $28,125,333 to respond specifically to the health needs identified in the 2015 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.”

Charitable Care for 4,700 individuals
Concord Hospital provided $4.5 million in free or discounted medical care to 4,700 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 4,500 Concord Hospital and Concord Hospital Medical Group patients;
  • Providing charitable dental care to 355 Concord Hospital Family Health Center Dental Clinic patients;
  • Providing charitable medical and behavioral health care to nearly 600 Concord Hospital Family Health Center patients.

Subsidized Health Services for 36,504 individuals
Concord Hospital provided $40.5 million of essential health services to the community, despite incurring financial loss for many programs. Investments include:

  • Over $12 million in behavioral health services including in Concord Hospital’s Emergency Department and behavioral health patient care unit and expanded intervention for pediatric patients;
  • $11 million in Concord Hospital Family Health Center operations including medical and dental care for more than 9,200 patients;
  • $2.4 million invested to provide medical home navigation services to 1,060 patients;
  • $1 million invested to provide substance use services including a Medication Assisted Treatment outreach program, Fresh Start and support for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome babies;
  • $475,046 invested to provide care to 1,030 Concord Hospital Breast Care Center patients;
  • $11 million invested to provide access to primary and specialty care at Concord Hospital Medical Group practices;
  • More than $1.6 million invested to provide programs and services to patients managing chronic health conditions including cardiac, pulmonary, diabetes, cancer and obesity.

Community Health Services for 521,038 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:

  • $439,821 invested to provide community health and wellness education to 6,205 individuals;
  • $162,502 invested to provide senior and delirium prevention education;
  • $508,136 invested to provide financial counseling and prescription assistance to more than 4,600 individuals.

Health Professions Education for 7,661 individuals
Providing more than $3.5 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:

  • $1,864,320 invested to support the NH Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency at Concord Hospital;
  • $614,932 invested to provide medical education to more than 1,100 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.

For a complete list of Concord Hospital’s 2018 Charitable Achievements visit concordhospital.org.

*October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018
**75,700 were served through charitable programs and 501,898 were provided information.

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