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February 07, 2017
News Release: The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) today issued the following statement from President and CEO Andy Carter in response to Governor Tom Wolf’s 2017–2018 state budget proposal.
January 31, 2017
The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) today said that a new report from the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) shows improvements in the safety and quality of heart surgeries performed by Pennsylvania physicians in Pennsylvania hospitals.
December 15, 2016
News Release: The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania today launched its new online tool, Care in Pennsylvania, to provide consumers with user-friendly health care quality and cost information.
November 29, 2016
News Release: A new report issued by the American Hospital Association (AHA) addresses ways in which hospitals can help ensure access to essential health care services in vulnerable rural and urban communities.
Andy Carter, president and chief executive officer of HAP, serves on the 29-person health care leader task force that developed the report.The task force met with policymakers and hospital and community leaders during a 15-month period to identify essential health services, strategies to meet community needs, and barriers to those strategies.
November 15, 2016
News Release: Innovative patient safety efforts from Penn Medicine, Jefferson Health, and Main Line Health were honored at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Delaware Valley Healthcare Council (DVHC) of HAP held in November in King of Prussia, PA.
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