Assessing and Improving Community Health in Wisconsin

Bay Area Medical Center

3100 SHORE DR
MARINETTE, WI 54143
Marinette County
Hospital Website
Community Health Needs Assessment
Community Health Implementation Plan

Implementation Approaches

  • Continue to financially support the two major initiatives in the community – The Healthy Youth Coalition
  • Continue to provide leadership, resources and expertise in the programs currently supported.
  • Become more involved and financially supportive of the Healthy Youth Coalition
  • Support the Tri City HR group’s Employee awareness program designed to build awareness and educate employees about substance abuse.
  • Sponsorships of area runs and walks
  • School system Physical education Financial support
  • YMCA Healthy Youth program
  • Bike safety programs
  • Employer Health fair/ screening program
  • BAMC employee health programs
  • BAMC Waterfront Run
  • BAMC Menominee River century Bike Ride
  • Caring Hearts walk
  • High school physicals
  • Weight loss programs
  • Partnerships with other local entities on obesity/exercise programs
  • Expend local health events by one per year
  • Focus on school children by providing education to promote healthy habits.
  • Continue to financially support the two major initiatives in the community – The Healthy Youth Coalition and the Anti Opiate Task force.
  • Continue to provide leadership, resources and expertise in the programs currently supported.
  • Become more involved and financially supportive of the Healthy Youth Coalition
  • Continue our prescription drug drop program to a prescription drug program and expand community access to safe drug disposal options.
  • Support the Tri City HR group’s Employee awareness program designed to build awareness and educate employees about substance abuse.
  • Use medical staff leadership to raise awareness among prescribers around new state and federal laws that impact prescription practices.
  • Absorb Federal and state payment shortfalls and unreimbursed costs
  • Financial assistance policies, including providing charity care to qualifying patients and self-pay discounts
  • Financial Support for the Twin Counties Free Clinic
  • Discounted tests and procedures for the Free Clinic
  • Free Financial Counseling 
  • Free Clinic Volunteers and No-cost Clinic administration apace
  • Coordination the Behavioral Health alliance
  • Continue to recruit primary care physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, specialty care physicians to the area
  • Continue to promote colorectal screening program
  • Expanded promotion of Health Exchange information in light of potential change to ACA
  • Clinic locations into Marinette and Menominee County locations
  • Provide community education on how to access health care and improve decision making skills among members of the community
  • Provide community education on how to access health care and improve decision making skills among members of the community
  • Continue to promote colorectal screening program
  • Coordination the Behavioral Health alliance
  • Bike safety programs