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January 15, 2021

HAP Achievement Awards: Fox Chase Cancer Center

HAP’s Achievement Awards showcase exceptional programs throughout Pennsylvania’s hospital community. This week, HAP is proud to recognize Fox Chase Cancer Center for its efforts to improve quality of life and treatment for patients with head and neck cancer.

January 15, 2021

PA Selects Vendor, Eyes Launch for Resource Referral Tool

Pennsylvania has selected a vendor to launch a new resource and referral tool that will help connect Pennsylvanians with health care services, nonprofits, and community-based organizations in their area, the state Department of Human Services (DHS) announced this week.

January 11, 2021

CMS Extends Deadline for New Rural Health Pilot Program

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the application deadline for health care providers, community organizations, government agencies, and other groups looking to take part in a new federal program aimed at redesigning health care in rural communities.

January 08, 2021

Hospitals Across U.S. Advocate for Coordinated Vaccine Response

In Pennsylvania and across the country, hospitals continue to play a central role in the battle against COVID-19, providing life-saving care for critically ill patients while administering the COVID-19 vaccine to health care workers and non-hospital staff in the first priority group for vaccination.

January 08, 2021

PA Donor Day Celebrates Life-Saving Gift of Organ Donation

Across Pennsylvania, nearly 7,000 residents remain on the state’s transplant list, waiting for the life-saving call that an organ has been located for them. In the U.S., more than 100,000 patients are waiting for that same call, as the need for more organ and tissue donors remains a critical public health priority.

January 07, 2021

PA Confirms First Case of COVID-19 Variant

Pennsylvania has confirmed its first case of the COVID-19 variant in Dauphin County, state health officials announced today. The individual had mild symptoms and has recovered after completing the required isolation period at home.