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June 27, 2024

Report Details Severe Financial Strain on Pa. Hospitals

More than half of Pennsylvania’s general acute care hospitals operated at a loss during fiscal year (FY) 2023 and only a third had at least the minimum margin needed to be sustainable in the long term.

June 26, 2024

Telehealth Bill Will Expand Pennsylvanians’ Access to Health Care

The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) applauds the General Assembly’s bipartisan, final passage of legislation improving health care access and delivery through telehealth. Senate Bill 739, sponsored by Senator Elder Vogel (R-Beaver), now heads to Governor Shapiro’s desk for approval.

June 19, 2024

An Emphasis on Health Equity on Juneteenth

Juneteenth, known as America’s Second Independence Day, provides an opportunity to recognize a critical milestone in the nation’s history while noting the work ahead to advance health equity in Pennsylvania and beyond.

June 14, 2024

Achievement Awards Spotlight: Nazareth Hospital

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.

June 12, 2024

Pa. Lawmakers Consider Several Key Health Bills

State lawmakers across House and Senate committees advanced several notable bills for hospitals related to the workforce, price transparency, professional licensure, and other key topics.