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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.
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.
May 07, 2018
April 27, 2018
News Release: The Pennsylvania Department of Health today held a news conference following regional summits about opioid overdose warm hand-off programs. Michael J. Consuelos, M.D., HAP’s senior vice president, clinical integration, issued the following statemetn in response.
April 26, 2018
News Release: The latest Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) report highlights the important work that hospitals are doing to help consumers maintain optimal health and delay disease progression. The report, released today, found that during the past decade—fiscal year (FY) 2009 through FY 2017—the rate of potentially preventable hospitalizations dropped by 28 percent.
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