HAP's Latest News

May 30, 2024

HHS Releases a National Plan on Aging

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released a national plan for healthy aging and “age-friendly” communities.

May 22, 2024

Workforce Solutions Spotlight: WellSpan Health

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

May 21, 2024

Special Issue: Nurse Ambassador Advocacy Day

Today, HAP's Nurse Ambassadors visited with Pennsylvania's congressional delegation to advocate on behalf of the hospital community. Nurse Ambassadors are leaders within their hospitals and leaders in HAP's advocacy. Today, they brought real stories to lawmakers that they will remember when it's time to cast their votes.

May 16, 2024

Report Highlights Role of Pennsylvania Long Term Care Hospitals

A new report prepared by KNG Health Consulting LLC for The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) examines the role of Pennsylvania’s 12 long term care hospitals (LTCH) in the health care continuum and how proposed Medicare payment changes put the care they provide at risk.

May 16, 2024

U.S. Senate Hearing Focuses on Rural Health

Rural hospitals need support to address the unique challenges that threaten their ability to deliver care, a panel of experts testified before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee today.