HAP Blog

November 13, 2018

The New Normal? 7 Ways Bigger Hurricanes Could Test Health Care Emergency Preparedness

Scientists from the National Center for Atmospheric Research agree with that sentiment. The research article they co-authored notes that “the resulting environment, including higher ocean heat content and sea surface temperatures invigorates tropical cyclones to make them more intense, bigger, and longer lasting and greatly increases their flooding rains.” The U.S. Global Change Research Program has reached the same conclusion. 

August 02, 2018

7 Possible Solutions to Food Insecurity from PA Hospitals

Pennsylvania hospitals and health systems witness the consequences of food insecurity every day, in the health of their patients, families, and communities. In response, hospitals are experimenting and innovating, seeking sustainable ways to address this issue.