Excellence in Patient Safety Recognition Program

HAP Helps Pennsylvania Hospitals Improve Quality and Safety of Patient Care


Q3HIP LogoQ3HIP is comprised of the New Jersey Hospital Association, the Ohio Hospital Association and The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania.

Building on the quality improvement track records of each of the three associations, Q3HIP’s vision is to collaborate in innovative research, quality improvement and population health strategies to advance the health and well-being of 33 million people, including nearly 6 million Medicare beneficiaries, living in New Jersey, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

HAP Contacts

For additional information regarding these patient safety initiatives, please contact Robert Shipp, HAP’s vice president, quality and population health. For media inquiries, contact Rachel Moore, director, media relations.

HAP News

February 25, 2020

Rural Hospitals Continue to Close Across the U.S.

Rural hospitals are significant contributors to their communities, but many rural hospitals are operating in the red. Two new reports released this month reveal that more than 450 U.S. hospitals in rural areas are in danger of closing.

February 24, 2020

More Americans Turning to Crowdfunding to Pay Medical Bills

New survey results from NORC, a non-partisan research institute at the University of Chicago, highlights the increasing hardship of high medical bills on Americans and their families, and explore the use of social media and online crowdfunding sites as a viable means for help paying medical bills.

February 21, 2020

HAP’s Achievement Awards March 1 Deadline Nearing: Submit Your Project Today

Pennsylvania is home to a diverse community of world-class hospitals and health systems, with leadership and health care teams laser-focused on providing excellent care to their patients. HAP’s Achievement Awards program highlights the innovative projects that these teams undertake to continuously improve upon the quality of the care they deliver, as well as the health of their communities.

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