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March 10, 2022

Video Story: Healing our Healers through Music Therapy

HAP’s music therapy collaborative is underway, with five hospitals implementing innovative programs to support the resiliency and well-being of their front-line staff. HAP recently visited one of the sites to see a music therapy session in action.

March 09, 2022

4 Takeaways from Today’s DOH Senate Budget Hearing

Leaders from the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) today outlined the health care priorities included in Governor Wolf’s 2022–2023 budget proposal, as well as the public health challenges facing the commonwealth.

March 02, 2022

Lessons from the Front Lines

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to uncertainty for U.S. hospitals and placed a staggering burden on the nation’s health care workforce, a panel of frontline health care leaders told U.S. lawmakers today.

March 01, 2022

Addressing Pennsylvania's EMS Crisis

Pennsylvania’s emergency medical services (EMS) providers serve a critical role across the commonwealth, but are facing growing financial pressures and workforce challenges.

February 21, 2022

Survey Sheds Light on Health Care Workforce Needs

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the health care workforce shortage in Pennsylvania, making it even more challenging for hospitals to fill needed clinical staff positions, a HAP survey of Pennsylvania hospitals found.

February 07, 2022

Report: Hospitals Face Labor Shortages, Supply Chain Challenges

To close out 2021, U.S. hospitals were in a “vise of rising volumes and ballooning expenses,” while facing continued labor shortages and supply chain challenges, according to the latest Kaufman Hall National Hospital Flash Report.