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January 14, 2016

Do Rural Residents Deserve Less Access Than Their Urban Counterparts?

Health care is undergoing a major transformation as we move from a volume-based model of care to a value-based model. The Triple Aim focus of improved patient experience, population health, and reduced health care costs is appropriate. But not every hospital can get to the destination at the same pace or even in the same way. The challenge is greatest for small, rural providers.

August 15, 2014

Brave Hospitals

HAP recently stepped out of its comfort zone, and took a journey in to unchartered territory when we adopted our new strategic plan. The plan is different, bold, and I believe, brave as well.

March 28, 2014

Three Reasons to Apply for BPCI

In a Valentine’s Day surprise, CMS announced that it was opening a new round of applications in the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement Initiative (BPCI). Hospitals that weren’t among the initial 467 to request the data to assess this opportunity in 2011 have until April 18, 2014, to submit their request. 

December 30, 2013

Our Vision of a Healthy Pennsylvania

Hospitals are not just providers of acute and emergent care. They are building relationships with patients and consumers that go beyond an episode of care. 

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