Knoxville, Iowa ­— Knoxville Hospital & Clinics (KHC) wants to know how it can better serve its patients and the community, by asking residents of Marion county directly.

KHC is in the process of updating their Community Health Needs Assessment. The assessment is completed every three years to better understand what the hospital and local community organizations should be working on to address the region’s healthcare needs.

To provide residents the opportunity to give their feedback and thoughts on area healthcare needs, a short survey has been developed and is available online at  The survey takes only about 10 minutes to complete. It can be found through a link on the hospital’s website at

Responses are kept confidential and there is a deadline of Friday, March 15, 2019. KHC encourages residents to participate.

Feedback from the survey and other informational gathering processes will be used to establish a Community Health Needs Assessment Implementation Plan.

Knoxville Hospital & Clinics, a Critical Access Hospital serving Marion County and the surrounding area, is dedicated to providing personal, progressive quality health care with compassion.  For more information regarding this release and other happenings at Knoxville Hospital & Clinics, call the Public Relations office at (641) 842-1418 or visit