News Releases, Reports, and Resources for Media

HAP is committed to being the leading voice for health care in Pennsylvania, and can provide members of the media with subject-matter expertise related to a wide variety of health care topics. 

In addition to the full collection of news releases and statements, reporters also can access background information and policy positions in:

Latest HAP News Releases and Statements

August 10, 2020

HAP Announces 2020 Achievement Awards Winners

The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) is proud to honor the winners of the 2020 Achievement Awards. The winning initiatives celebrate hospitals leveraging partnerships and inventive ideas to improve patient care and outcomes and invest in the specific health needs of communities.

July 13, 2020

News Release: New Campaign Shares PA Hospitals’ COVID-19 Prevention Efforts, Encourages Patients to Maintain Health Care Needs

The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) today launched a new campaign to inform Pennsylvanians about the safety measures in place in their hospitals and encourage them to get the care they need to be healthy. Two digital ads—available in English and Spanish—highlight the ways that Pennsylvania’s hospitals remain committed to providing safe, high-quality health care—and important precautions they are taking to protect patients and health care workers from getting COVID-19.

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.