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June 21, 2017
News Release: The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) yesterday recognized Susan Croushore, president and CEO of Mercy Health System of Southeastern Pennsylvania, as the 2017 Pennsylvania Grassroots Champion Award Recipient.
June 08, 2017
News Release: Ahead of possible Senate action on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), a group of 27 health care providers and organizations from across Pennsylvania sent a joint letter to Senators Pat Toomey and Bob Casey about how the AHCA “severely disadvantages Pennsylvania...”
June 05, 2017
News Release: Effective May 31, Megan Champagne has been appointed as Senior Administrative Assistant for the executive office of The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP).
May 23, 2017
News Release: The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) today released its 2016 economic analysis, which shows that the health care industry continues to be one of Pennsylvania’s most important economic drivers.
May 11, 2017
News Release: Seven Philadelphia-area health systems representing 18 hospitals, ten community partners, two health plans, and several public health agencies have begun a Healthy Food Access Pilot designed to connect patients in need with appropriate resources and programs.
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