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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.
November 15, 2018
News Release: Pennsylvania’s hospitals continue to make strides in improving the quality and outcomes of the care they deliver to patients across the commonwealth, according to a report released today by the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4).
November 07, 2018
News Release: Andy Carter, president and CEO of The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP), released the following statement after the 2018 midterm election results were finalized.
November 05, 2018
News Release: Five southeastern Pennsylvania hospitals and health systems were recognized Friday for their work to provide exceptional care to the region’s patients and families.
October 29, 2018
HAP Statement: The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) is profoundly saddened by the tragic shootings at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill. Our thoughts and prayers are with the survivors, families and friends of victims, and the greater Pittsburgh community.
October 18, 2018
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