DHA by the Numbers

  • 325% – increase in enrollment at the Delta State University School of Nursing since DHA began funding the program to help alleviate the nursing shortage.
  • 891,104 – number of individuals whose health records are stored on the DHA Electronic Health Records system, making it easier for doctors to diagnose and treat illnesses and prescribe medications.
  • 371 – number of health care professionals who use the DHA Electronic Health Records system.
  • 250% – increase in number of patients treated at the Good Samaritan Clinic in Greenville since DHA funding allowed the clinic to expand its hours and enhance its services.
  • 86,083 – number of individuals in the Delta who have received medical services or health education services from a DHA program during the 2009-2010 fiscal year.
  • 6,625% – numberof pre-school children in the Delta County who have received free books from the DHA Imagination Library project.
  • 871– number of mothers in Washington and Leflore Counties who are part of the Maternal Infant Health Outreach Worker program and who have received multiple visits from trained staff to help them with pre-natal and post-natal care.
  • 5 – number of Delta hospitals that have telemedicine capabilities in their emergency rooms connected to UMC’s physician staff, as a result of DHA funding.