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January 25, 2022

5 Workforce Challenges Facing U.S. Hospitals

The American Hospital Association (AHA) hosted a media briefing today highlighting the workforce challenges facing U.S. hospitals as the pandemic approaches its third year.

December 27, 2021

HAP Year in Review: The Biggest Stories from 2021

This year will be remembered as the next phase of the pandemic response, with Pennsylvania’s hospitals administering millions of COVID-19 vaccines across the commonwealth, treating patients with the virus and other conditions, and grappling with severe workforce challenges amid the emergence of the Delta and Omicron variants.

November 15, 2021

President Biden Signs $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

President Joe Biden today signed a $1.2 trillion plan to improve the nation’s roads, bridges, and other infrastructure needs, as U.S. lawmakers continue negotiations over his larger social-spending agenda.

January 14, 2016

Do Rural Residents Deserve Less Access Than Their Urban Counterparts?

Health care is undergoing a major transformation as we move from a volume-based model of care to a value-based model. The Triple Aim focus of improved patient experience, population health, and reduced health care costs is appropriate. But not every hospital can get to the destination at the same pace or even in the same way. The challenge is greatest for small, rural providers.

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