Community Benefit

Community Benefit

Hospital for Special Surgery is committed to implementing initiatives that provide superior care to patients and improve the health of the diverse communities we serve. We extend a commitment outward by improving public health, empowering communities through information and services, leveraging resources through effective partnerships, and strategically linking to other health care providers and government agencies.

2016 Report to the Community

The HSS Report to the Community provides information about the Hospital’s contributions to the community in the areas of community programs and services, research and health professionals education.

HSS Community Service Plan 2016–2018

Community Health Needs Assessment
2016 Report and Implementation Plan

HSS performed a formal needs assessment to assess various aspects of the community’s health needs in order to identify healthcare gaps and guide the development and implementation of public health programs and services.

If you have any questions or comments about the Community Health Needs Assessment Report and Implementation Plan please email

Wellness Classes & Programs

Hospital for Special Surgery offers a wide array of movement classes and lectures designed to get you moving, strengthen your body, educate your mind, and nurture your spirit.
View our class schedule.


Past Community Service Plans

Past Community Health Needs Assessment

2013 Report and Implementation Plan

Community Access to World-Class Care

Shown at the 2009 Benefit Gala