Excellence in Patient Safety Recognition Program

HAP helps Pennsylvania hospitals improve quality and safety of patient care through a joint venture with New Jersey and Ohio.


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, III, PhD, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, vice president, population health and clinical affairs. Media inquiries should be directed to Liam Migdail, director, media relations.

HAP News

January 26, 2023

The End of the X-Waiver

White House officials this week announced the end of the “X-Waiver,” a move they say will remove barriers to treatment for patients with opioid use disorder.

January 25, 2023

Supporting Pennsylvania’s Blood Supply

While the demand for donated blood remains constant, the U.S. continues to face significant challenges keeping up with the necessary supply.

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