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December 12, 2017
News Release: The Pennsylvania hospital community is praising the State Senate Health and Human Services Committee for its unanimous passage of legislation to help patients and their families communicate their end-of-life care wishes. Senate Bill 623, legislation sponsored by State Senator Gene Yaw (R–Lycoming), would establish the Pennsylvania Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) program.
December 04, 2017
During Saturday, December 2, the U.S. Senate passed H.R. 1, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.” Following the vote, Andy Carter, president and CEO of The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) released the following statement.
November 27, 2017
News Release: As the holiday season approaches, hundreds of thousands of families in the greater Philadelphia region are without consistent access to the nutritious food necessary to lead healthy lives. This serious condition, known as food insecurity, contributes to poor health, including the development or worsening of chronic diseases such as diabetes.
November 01, 2017
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 2017 HAP Donate Life Hospital Challenge.
October 18, 2017
News Release: Effective October 10, Kate M. Routledge has been appointed as senior director, compliance support, at The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP).
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