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Pennsylvania Health Care Providers Join Forces to Emphasize Importance of Medicaid

June 18, 2019

Leaders from organizations representing Pennsylvania health care providers reinforced the importance of Medicaid during meetings on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.  

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HAP Endorsed Partner Vizient Teams Up with Civica Rx to Improve Affordability and Availability of Generic Drugs

June 18, 2019

One of HAP’s endorsed partners, Vizient, will be collaborating with Civica Rx, a not-for-profit generic drug company that is committed to stabilizing the supply of essential generic medications in a hospital setting.

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Survey Results Reinforce that Hospitals Rely on 340B Funding to Provide Care

June 17, 2019

Findings from a 340B Health survey reveal that the 340B Drug Pricing Program generated average savings of $11.8 million nationally during 2018, and the savings are being used to benefit low-income and rural patients.

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Stories of Resilience and Courage Inspire HAP Leadership Summit Attendees

May 24, 2019

“If I could go back into time, I wouldn’t change a thing,” says Aimee Copeland. The 29-year-old spoke to attendees during this week’s HAP Leadership Summit about her tragic zip lining accident and necrotizing fasciitis (often known as flesh-eating bacteria) that led to the amputations of Copeland’s left leg, right foot, and both hands.

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HAP Achievement Award Winners Honored during HAP Leadership Summit

May 24, 2019

The 2019 HAP Achievement Award winners were honored during HAP's Leadership Summit.  

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How Can Hospitals Build Patient and Employee Loyalty?

May 24, 2019

During HAP’s Leadership Summit, author and behavioral scientist James Kane explained the key aspects of loyalty and how to foster it.

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How Houston’s LBJ Hospital Served its Patients and Community During Hurricane Harvey

May 23, 2019

Executive vice president and administrator, Alan Vierling led Harris Health System’s Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital through Hurricane Harvey. Vierling shared key takeaways and lessons learned during HAP’s Leadership Summit.

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Axios’ Mike Allen Tells Hospital Leaders, We’re All Digital Marketers Now

May 23, 2019

During HAP’s 2019 Leadership Summit, Axios Co-founder and Executive Editor Mike Allen described how he and colleagues changed political journalism through the use of digital technology.

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HAP Member Hospitals Recognized for Being Top Places to Work in Health Care

May 23, 2019

Several Pennsylvania hospitals and health systems have been recognized as  top places to work.

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Experts Share Insights, Best Practices in Addressing Social Determinants of Health

May 22, 2019

Addressing critical social determinants—conditions in which people are born, learn, live, work, and play—is one of the first steps to eliminating disparities, improving health outcomes, and reducing costs. HAP’s 2019 Leadership Summit kicked off today in Harrisburg with a special preconference focused on this important topic.

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State’s Independent Fiscal Office Reports PA Revenues are $866 Million Ahead of Estimates

May 20, 2019

Pennsylvania’s Independent Fiscal Office's (IFO)  May 2019 Initial Revenue Estimate shows greater than expected increases in revenues. 

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Promotes Safe Disposal of Dangerous Medications

April 26, 2019

The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) urges residents of the commonwealth to take advantage of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Saturday, April  27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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HAP Kicks Off Statewide Effort to Address Social Determinants of Health

April 25, 2019

Hospitals across Pennsylvania are hosting focus groups and information sessions to learn about the health needs of their communities as part of their triannual community health needs assessments. Concurrently, HAP convened a group of leaders on the front lines of initiatives aimed at addressing the economic and social conditions that impact health. HAP’s collaborative kicked off an association-wide priority to identify strategies for addressing these social determinants of health.

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PA is a Leader in Alternative Payment Models for Health Care

April 24, 2019

A new study says Pennsylvania is one of three states leading the national movement to a new way of paying for health care. A study commissioned by Change Healthcare reveals that during the past five years, the number of states implementing alternative payment models (APM) has increased sevenfold. 

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Celebrate National Nurses Week 2019, Recognize Pennsylvania Nurses

April 23, 2019

May 6-12 is National Nurses Week. Prepare now to recognize the safe, quality care nurses provide to patients across the state.

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