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April 08, 2022

How the U.S. will Fight Long COVID

The U.S. has launched a new campaign to “prevent, detect, and treat” long COVID and provide support to millions of Americans who have suffered from lingering COVID-related symptoms.

April 06, 2022

What to Know: The Rural Hospital Support Act

U.S. senators today introduced legislation that would help ensure rural hospitals avoid closure and maintain outstanding care in Pennsylvania and across the nation.

March 02, 2022

Lessons from the Front Lines

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to uncertainty for U.S. hospitals and placed a staggering burden on the nation’s health care workforce, a panel of frontline health care leaders told U.S. lawmakers today.

February 15, 2022

A Youth Mental Health Epidemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has fueled a growing crisis in youth mental health, a panel of behavioral health leaders told U.S. lawmakers today.

February 02, 2022

The Toll of ‘Pandemic Profiteering’

Members of Congress are evaluating whether state and federal officials need additional authority to address price gouging and other “unconscionable price hikes” that have affected health care and the broader economy.

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.

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