HAP's Latest News

June 29, 2023

Code Red Concerns for Pa. Air Quality

Pennsylvania continues to grapple with air quality issues due to the smoke from Canadian wildfires, with all of the state falling under a code red warning.

June 28, 2023

House Passes Staffing Ratios Mandate

The state House of Representatives today approved legislation that would impose government-mandated nurse staffing ratios in Pennsylvania hospitals, sending the measure to the Senate.

June 23, 2023

Achievement Awards Spotlight: Warren General 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 22, 2023

Data Highlights Financial Strain on Hospitals

More than 2 in 5 Pennsylvania general acute care hospitals ended fiscal year (FY) 2022 with a loss, according to new data highlighting financial instability that threatens the care hospitals provide their patients and communities.

June 20, 2023

Senate Committee Oks Rural Health Bill

The state Senate Health and Human Services Committee Tuesday advanced legislation supporting the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model, along with a host of other pertinent bills for the hospital community.

June 19, 2023

Reflecting on Health Equity for Juneteenth

On Juneteenth, HAP recognizes that bias and structural racism—both within health care and the larger community—are unacceptable and serious threats to Pennsylvanians’ health. HAP also emphasizes the importance of ongoing work within the hospital community to advance health equity.



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