HAP Mission Statement

Vision:  A Healthy Pennsylvania

The vision of The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) and its members is for a healthy Pennsylvania, recognizing economic and societal factors, the physical environment in which Pennsylvanians live and work, and individual heredity, behaviors, and dimensions of needs across one’s lifespan. 


To empower hospitals and health systems as the leading advocates for improving health in their communities

Guiding Principles

  • Leadership
  • Engaging individuals in taking responsibility 
  • Eliminating disparities
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Continuous pursuit of improvement
  • Integration and collaboration 
  • Accountability and transparency
  • Fiscal soundness