Hospitals are cornerstones of their communities, providing healing, health, and hope to everyone needing care. They assure that many other community health needs are met beyond their walls, relieving those burdens from local governments. They are critical economic drivers for their communities and the commonwealth and have been leaders in health care quality and patient safety initiatives for decades.
HAP has made available resources to help you make informed decisions about hospitals and the future of health care in Pennsylvania.
Resources for Lawmakers
Last Updated: 1/4/2013
Find out where HAP stands on key legislative issues:
Federal Budget: HAP remains concerned with potential reductions in federal payments to hospitals:
HAP honors hospitals and health systems for their innovation, creativity, and commitment to patient care through an annual Achievement Awardsprogram. Find out what hospitals have done to achieve this honor.
The Pennsylvania Health Care Quality Alliance (PHCQA)is a nonprofit coalition of Pennsylvania health care providers and insurers that work to improve the quality of patient health by developing a consistent, uniform, statewide approach to hospital quality measures.
Learn more about HAP and its member hospitals:
Fact Sheetsprovide background information about key hospital and health care issues.