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March 22, 2021

HAP Achievement Awards: Jefferson Health and Main Line Health

HAP’s Achievement Awards showcase exceptional programs throughout Pennsylvania’s hospital community. This week, HAP is proud to recognize Jefferson Health and Main Line Health for their collaborative project to transform post-acute care in their communities.

March 19, 2021

U.S. Reaches 100 Million COVID-19 Shots, PA Passes Four Million Mark

The U.S. has surpassed President Joe Biden’s goal of administering 100 million COVID-19 vaccines during his administration’s first 100 days, but state and federal officials caution there is still work to do to ensure every eligible American is able to receive a vaccine.

March 18, 2021

DHS Initiative to Address Health Disparities across PA

Pennsylvania’s hospitals and health systems are joining a new statewide effort to rectify generations of health inequities and address disparities across the commonwealth.This week, the state Department of Human Services (DHS) provided an update on its plan to create five Regional Accountable Health Councils across Pennsylvania.

March 15, 2021

Celebrating Patient Safety Awareness Week

HAP joins organizations across the country recognizing Patient Safety Awareness Week and the critical steps hospitals, health systems, and their staff take to improve patient safety.

March 12, 2021

PA Announces Steps to Expand COVID-19 Vaccination

Governor Tom Wolf and state lawmakers today outlined Pennsylvania’s strategy to expand the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and expressed confidence that all Pennsylvania adults would be eligible to make vaccine appointments starting May 1.

March 12, 2021

HAP through the Years: 1930-1940

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.