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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.
May 14, 2019
A new report demonstrates the need for continued state support for financially fragile hospitals in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council’s (PHC4) fiscal year (FY) 2018 financial analysis reveals that average operating margins are decreasing, despite a small increase in overall revenue.
April 24, 2019
The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) announces its 2019 Achievement Award recipients.
March 25, 2019
On behalf of Pennsylvania patients and the hospitals they count on for care, The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) today filed a motion in the Middle District Federal Court to intervene in a lawsuit resulting from the significant policy consequences of recent actions by the Pennsylvania Attorney General.
March 18, 2019
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