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September 27, 2018
News Release: To help connect clinicians with the issues that matter most to their profession, The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) has launched The Curbside Advocate, a friendly, peer-to-peer podcast, hosted by Michael J. Consuelos, MD, senior vice president, clinical integration.
September 24, 2018
News Release: Andy Carter, president and CEO of The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP), released the following statement after the Pennsylvania House Professional Licensure Committee today voted unanimously to approve Senate Bill 780, which would define telemedicine, provide consumer protections for it, and expand insurance coverage for telemedicine services.
September 12, 2018
News Release: Members of Pennsylvania’s hospital community were in Harrisburg today to appear before a key state House of Representatives panel to discuss the value of telemedicine in patient care.
September 07, 2018
Joint News Release: The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP), the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE), Gift of Life Donor Program, and the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) today announced the top hospitals and health systems of the 2018 HAP Donate Life Pennsylvania Hospital Challenge.
September 06, 2018
News Release: Yesterday, sepsis researchers and experts, as well as clinical staff from across the state met in Harrisburg for The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania’s (HAP) 2018 Sepsis Conference.
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