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

August 14, 2020

AHA Releases Updated COVID-19 Essential Surgery Roadmap

During April, when Pennsylvania hospitals were looking forward to the resumption of scheduled surgeries and procedures, the American Hospital Association (AHA) and a group of national health care and provider organizations, issued a joint statement that outlined a roadmap for resuming elective surgeries. Yesterday, the AHA and partnering organizations released an updated version of their roadmap.

August 10, 2020

HAP Announces 2020 Achievement Awards Winners

The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) is proud to honor the winners of the 2020 Achievement Awards. The winning initiatives celebrate hospitals leveraging partnerships and inventive ideas to improve patient care and outcomes and invest in the specific health needs of communities.

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