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July 09, 2019
Andy Carter, president and CEO of The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP), today released the following statement regarding the hospital community’s response to the announced closure of Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia.
The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) is honored to announce the formation of HAP’s Opioid Learning Action Network (LAN). The LAN is funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, which announced last year that it would award $50 million in grants across several states to combat opioid addition. Pennsylvania was selected as the first state to participate in the initiative.
June 28, 2019
Andy Carter, president and CEO of The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, today released the following statement regarding the state General Assembly's approval of state budget plan that will help to continue to expand access to health care at the commonwealth’s hospitals.
June 11, 2019
In this opinion column, HAP President and CEO Andy Carter addresses the importance of preserving Tobacco Settlement Fund resources for health care.
May 16, 2019
Local lawmakers recently had an opportunity to hear firsthand from hospital staff and leadership at Lankenau Medical Center, a part of Main Line Health, about ways they can improve workplace safety for health care staff throughout the commonwealth.
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