Community Health Programs
California Pacific Medical Center’s not-for-profit mission is to serve our community by providing high-quality, cost-effective health care service in a compassionate and respectful environment, which is supported and stimulated by education and research. Community benefit strives to meet this mission by providing access to necessary services to those in our community who cannot afford health care and by supporting programs and services for those in financial need. CPMC’s Community Benefit Department develops and supports community health programs and services to improve health in San Francisco communities and increase access to health care.
In 2013, CPMC provided over $167 million in quantifiable community benefits to the poor and underserved ($124M) and broader community ($43M). CPMC sustains robust medical, nursing, and allied health professions residency programs as well as a research institute that provides significant community benefit.
CPMC is a member of the San Francisco Charity Care Partnership and San Francisco Health Improvement Partnership (SFHIP) consortiums led by the San Francisco Department of Public Health. These consortiums consist of representatives from all of the city’s hospitals and other healthcare-related non-profit stakeholders. Every three years, SFHIP members conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment as required by the state and federal governments, to identify gaps in service and to determine where efforts should be collectively redirected in order to most effectively address the city’s health disparities in specific at-risk neighborhoods or vulnerable populations.
You can read CPMC’s 2013-2015 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and Implementation Strategy by clicking on the links to the right. The CHNA identified the following three priorities, which inform CPMC’s community benefit strategy:
- Increase Access to High-Quality Health Care and Services
- Increase Healthy Eating and Physical Activity
- Ensure Safe and Healthy Living Environments
Contact Community Health Programs
If you have questions or comments regarding Community Health Programs at California Pacific Medical Center, please contact us at (415) 600-7358.
- Report to the Community highlighting our key programs
- Archive of CPMC Publications including past Reports to the Community
- Community Health Needs Assessment Report 2013–2015 [PDF]
This Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) covers the service areas for CPMC's Davies Campus, Pacific Campus, CA West Campus, CA East Campus and St. Luke's Campus.
- Community Health Needs Implementation Strategy [PDF]
In 2013, CPMC developed an implementation strategy to address the significant health needs identified in the 2013-2015 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). Download Adobe Reader. Opens new window