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Learn how Pennsylvania hospitals are working to improve health care quality and safety through the work of the Pennsylvania Hospital Engagement Network.
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Learn more about Pennsylvania hospitals, the issues they face, and their impact on their communities through HAP reports and fact sheets.
June 28, 2018
News Release: During fiscal year (FY) 2017, Pennsylvania’s hospitals created $128.9 billion in total economic impact and supported more than 650,000 jobs, according to new data published by The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP).
June 21, 2018
News Release: Joe Tibbs has been hired as the president of HAPevolve, a for-profit subsidiary company of The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP). HAP also hired Mary Akyol as HAPevolve’s manager, client services.
June 13, 2018
News Release: The Pennsylvania Senate today took a major step in helping expand access to telemedicine across the commonwealth.
May 10, 2018
News Release: The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) annually recognizes innovative hospital through its esteemed Achievement Awards program. Twelve winning programs were selected from 91 entries this year.
May 08, 2018
News Release: The latest analysis from the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) underscores the need for the hospital community to remain financially strong.
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