HAP Blog

October 01, 2020

Emergency Preparedness Month is a Reminder to Always Remain Ready

As we head into the last quarter of 2020, health care systems and workforce throughout Pennsylvania continue to show amazing resilience. Since late February, the entire health care community has been deeply engaged in COVID-19 response, including efforts to control and contain the virus, and care for patients. The pace of this event persists; it clearly is a long-term effort that involves a whole of community response.

May 06, 2019

Nurse Workplace Safety in Pennsylvania: Caring for those who care for others

Sadly, and with greater frequency, nurses find themselves needing protection from those they are trying to help. In my current role as chief nursing officer, I receive reports of such incidents almost daily. Most are the result of physical or verbal abuse by patients and their families or visitors.