HAP's Latest News

March 11, 2022

A Campaign to Combat Health Misinformation

The U.S. Surgeon General has launched a campaign seeking research, data, and personal stories related to health misinformation during the pandemic and how it has affected individual health choices.

March 10, 2022

Video Story: Healing our Healers through Music Therapy

HAP’s music therapy collaborative is underway, with five hospitals implementing innovative programs to support the resiliency and well-being of their front-line staff. HAP recently visited one of the sites to see a music therapy session in action.

March 09, 2022

4 Takeaways from Today’s DOH Senate Budget Hearing

Leaders from the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) today outlined the health care priorities included in Governor Wolf’s 2022–2023 budget proposal, as well as the public health challenges facing the commonwealth.

March 07, 2022

‘The Next Normal’ for COVID-19

A report from a panel of global health experts envisions the nation’s next steps to mitigate COVID-19, prepare for new variants, and “build towards a next normal."

March 03, 2022

U.S. Hospitals Struggle amid Omicron’s ‘Tidal Wave’

The latest Kaufman Hall Hospital Snapshot outlined a difficult first month of 2022 for U.S. hospitals amid a “tidal wave” of COVID-19 cases, rising labor costs, and the cancellation of scheduled procedures.

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 28, 2022

What’s Your COVID-19 Community Level?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new guidance to help determine when you should consider wearing a mask in your local community.

February 25, 2022

DOH Outlines ‘Next Phase’ of Pandemic Recovery

Pennsylvania is showing encouraging signs of a new phase in the COVID-19 pandemic, as the winter surge of cases and hospitalizations from the Omicron variant recedes, Acting Secretary of Health Keara Klinepeter said today.