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February 20, 2020

News Release: New App Will Streamline Health Care Emergency Plans

Most facilities update their emergency operation plans using paper and ink, a two-thousand year old technology, failing to keep up with a digital world. To solve this problem HAPevolve, a subsidiary company of The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) has launched a new tool to help health care facilities streamline emergency preparedness. HAPevolve’s new tool, the Portable Response Emergency Plan (PREP), moves paper emergency operation plans out of a three-ring binder and into a mobile, web-based, customizable solution.

February 19, 2020

Inside HAP Emergency Management: Helping Hospitals Get and Stay Prepared

Pennsylvania’s hospitals are open 24/7 to treat every patient who walks through their doors. That’s why HAP’s emergency management team closely works with the state’s hospitals and health systems, as well as national, state, and local government agencies and organizations to make sure that your local hospital is prepared—and remains open to care for you.

February 07, 2020

HAP Holds Coronavirus Preparedness Webinar

While there are no confirmed cases of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Pennsylvania at this time, attention around the spread of the virus continues to build. 

January 23, 2020

PA Hospitals on Alert for Cases of Coronavirus

As travel restrictions quickly increase in certain parts of China due to cases of the highly-contagious 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), federal and state officials are closely watching the virus’ spread.


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