March 31, 2022
Harrisburg, PA (March 31, 2022) – The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) is recognizing four Pennsylvania health care teams for their exemplary projects addressing the unique needs of their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
HAP’s COVID Response Innovation Awards showcase the innovative teams, solutions, and projects that have helped shape the health care community’s response to, understanding of, and resilience to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Pennsylvania hospitals have not only protected the health of their communities during this pandemic but have also been leaders in finding innovative solutions to the unprecedented challenges caused by COVID-19,” HAP President and CEO Andy Carter said. “These awards recognize the exceptional health care teams that developed creative strategies to meet their communities’ needs and address issues such as vaccine access, racial disparities in vaccination, and medical supply chain disruptions.”
The winners were selected from nearly 80 blinded entries that were evaluated by a group of independent judges from Pennsylvania and across the nation. The winning projects are:
Other teams with entries that placed in the top ten were Evangelical Community Hospital, Guthrie, Jefferson Health, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Main Line Health, and WellSpan Health.
The winners will be recognized during HAP’s annual Leadership Summit, May 9–10 at the Harrisburg Hilton.
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