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Task 2
A. Analyze the community health needs assessment in the case study by doing the following:
Trinity Community Hospital conducted an assessment of three of their services including cardiovascular, cancer, and orthopedics. The gathered information was received from numerous avenues including the healthcare’s guidelines, interviews of healthcare employees, focused groups, and surveys.

A.1. Discuss major risk factors identified in the assessment.
1. Cardiovascular Services
In the United States, there are many cases of coronary artery disease and this is expected to increase. This increase will cause an increase in cardiac catheterization procedures done in Trinity Community Hospital. They are predicting that they will have an increased amount of catheterizations up to 22% and angioplasties up to 25.8% more in the upcoming five years.
There will be a need for more cardiac procedure rooms and rehab programs. The addition to these needs should be done to make sure the patient is getting adequate and timely care. Otherwise, the patient’s health could be placed in jeopardy. The hospital should consider offering some programs to offer patients and their family’s educational information regarding surgical procedures and the preceding problems that can occur due to their eating habits, hypertension, diabetes, and any tobacco or substance use. These programs could offer education to assist the patients and others about how to assist themselves with lowering the risk of cardiac problems.
2. Cancer Services
The assessment revealed that 155 of the population will be older than 65 years old in the next five years. The assessment showed that about 33% of females and 50% of males will probably end up with cancer. New cases of cancer are on the rise and cancer is expected to rise to more than 34% during these next five years.
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