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March 15, 2021

Celebrating Patient Safety Awareness Week

HAP joins organizations across the country recognizing Patient Safety Awareness Week and the critical steps hospitals, health systems, and their staff take to improve patient safety.

December 30, 2020

Wolf Administration Impresses Importance of Ongoing Mitigation Efforts and Vaccine Access for All Health Care and Emergency Workers

During a press conference today, the Wolf Administration reviewed the current status of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania and reinforced ongoing mitigation efforts, while confirming the time-limited order put into place on December 12 will expire on January 4. Officials also provided an update about progress in administering the COVID-19 vaccine and reinforced the priority of ensuring access to the COVID-19 vaccine for health care and emergency workers.

December 28, 2020

HAP 2020 Achievement Awards: Washington Health System, Washington

HAP’s Achievement Awards showcase exceptional programs throughout Pennsylvania’s hospital community. This week, HAP is proud to recognize Washington Health System for its collaborative project offering peer support to hospital workers who become victimized or traumatized by an unanticipated experience.

December 15, 2020

Federal Policymakers Urged to Support Efforts to Manage Health Care Workforce Strain

As communities across the nation see increasing COVID-19 case counts, rising hospitalization rates, and suffer from the fatigue of battling the global pandemic, hospitals continue to look for new ways to address the strain on the health care workforce. In Washington, D.C., federal lawmakers are discussing several proposals to maximize the health care workforce through legislative action and regulatory policy.