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July 16, 2021

HAP through the Years: 1970–1980

During 2021, The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) proudly marks its centennial with a look back at 100 years of milestones, advocacy, and support for Pennsylvania’s hospitals.

July 14, 2021

Drug Overdose Deaths Surge 30 Percent During 2020

The U.S. recorded more than 93,000 drug overdose deaths during 2020, an all-time record and a concerning 30 percent increase from 2019, according to new federal data released today.

July 13, 2021

How Perspectives on the COVID-19 Vaccines Are Changing

New  analysis released today from the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) provides a glimpse at the ways the general public’s willingness to receive the COVID-19 vaccine has shifted since January and the persistent challenge to reach vaccine-hesitant individuals.

July 07, 2021

Report: Hospitals ‘Broad Target’ for Cybersecurity Threats

A recent report from the federal Office of Inspector General evaluated the oversight process to prevent cyberattacks against the devices connected to hospital networks and the need for continued vigilance to protect sensitive patient information.