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August 05, 2020

Virtual Summit Discusses COVID-19’s Impact on Global Pharmaceutical Supply Chain, Opportunities to Innovate

The COVD-19 pandemic has disrupted many aspects of health care in the United States, and the supply chain for medical equipment and resources remains a key factor in the security of our nation and health care system. Last week, the American Hospital Association (AHA), American Medical Association, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and the United States Pharmacopeia held a virtual summit to discuss the state of the U.S. pharmaceutical supply chain and what health care leaders can expect during the coming months.

July 30, 2020

Key Areas of Emergency Preparedness—Are You Ready?

For close to ten years, The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) has embraced an emergency management (EM) program, supporting organizations across the commonwealth before, during, and after crisis. HAP’s EM program has evolved during this time to include not only association members but also partners in the health care system.

July 27, 2020

Survey Shows the Impact of COVID-19 on the Health Care Workforce

Mental health issues and burnout in the health care field was a major concern before the pandemic, but COVID-19 has exacerbated the problem. A recent survey placed a spotlight on the impact that COVID-19 continues to have on the health care workforce.

June 09, 2020

Interstate Licensure Agreement Legislation Advances

Today, the Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee unanimously passed two proposals to expedite the licensure process for health care practitioners who want to be licensed in Pennsylvania.

June 09, 2020

News Release: HAP Statement on State’s Cancellation of Emergency Management Contract

Yesterday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced that, effective July 8, it will change vendors for its health care emergency management coordination. The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) president and CEO Andy Carter released the following statement in recognition of the HAP emergency management team.

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