HAP's Latest News

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 01, 2022

Addressing Pennsylvania's EMS Crisis

Pennsylvania’s emergency medical services (EMS) providers serve a critical role across the commonwealth, but are facing growing financial pressures and workforce challenges.

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.

February 11, 2022

CDC Unveils New Proposal for Treating Pain

This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new draft guidelines designed to provide clinicians with the best practices in treating pain.

February 07, 2022

Report: Hospitals Face Labor Shortages, Supply Chain Challenges

To close out 2021, U.S. hospitals were in a “vise of rising volumes and ballooning expenses,” while facing continued labor shortages and supply chain challenges, according to the latest Kaufman Hall National Hospital Flash Report.

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