HAP's Latest News

August 22, 2023

HAP Statement on New Interstate Nurse Pathway Solution

 The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) today applauded the Shapiro administration’s announcement of a new pathway for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses from other states to work in Pennsylvania.

August 18, 2023

Achievement Awards Spotlight: St. Luke’s University Health Network

HAP's annual Achievement Awards honor hospitals and health systems for their innovation, creativity, and commitment to patient care. The Achievement Awards showcase and share member hospitals’ and health systems’ successful programs and best practices.

August 17, 2023

Where the Opioid Crisis Has Hit the Hardest

Nearly 30 percent of U.S. adults said they or someone in their family has been addicted to opioids, according to a new poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF).

August 16, 2023

Workforce Solutions Spotlight—Allegheny Health Network

As Pennsylvania ages, many health care professionals are reaching retirement age just as the need for health care is rapidly growing. Hospitals and health systems are leading the way in fostering the next generation of health care professionals to care for Pennsylvanians and our communities.

August 15, 2023

Drug Shortages Approach All-Time Record Levels

Hospital pharmacists are facing major headwinds obtaining certain medications as drug shortages approach all-time highs, according to a new survey from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

August 11, 2023

Achievement Awards Spotlight: Penn Highlands Mon Valley

HAP's annual Achievement Awards honor hospitals and health systems for their innovation, creativity, and commitment to patient care. The Achievement Awards showcase and share member hospitals’ and health systems’ successful programs and best practices.

August 10, 2023

A New Tool to Track Heat-Related Illnesses

Following a stretch of heat waves and broader climate trends, the federal government this week launched a new tool to track heat-related illnesses and response from emergency medical services (EMS) in the U.S.

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