HAP's Latest News

July 12, 2023

The Mental Health Toll on Parents and Teens

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a call to action to support youth mental health, but the emotional wellness of parents and caregivers has often been overlooked.

July 11, 2023

A National Action Plan for ‘Tranq’

The federal government today released a national response plan to combat the rise of illicit fentanyl spiked with the animal tranquilizer xylazine.

July 10, 2023

5 Health Care Workforce Stats to Know

Pennsylvania is facing one of the most severe health care workforce crises in the nation, but we also have an important opportunity to transform care across the commonwealth.

July 07, 2023

Achievement Awards Spotlight: Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital

HAP's annual Achievement Awards honor hospitals and health systems for their innovation, creativity, and commitment to patient care. The Achievement Awards showcase and share member hospitals’ and health systems’ successful programs and best practices.

July 03, 2023

Leave the Fireworks to the Professionals on July 4

State fire and environmental officials are urging everyone to stay safe during the July 4 holiday, emphasizing fireworks safety amid the ongoing drought conditions and elevated wildfire risks.

June 29, 2023

Code Red Concerns for Pa. Air Quality

Pennsylvania continues to grapple with air quality issues due to the smoke from Canadian wildfires, with all of the state falling under a code red warning.

June 28, 2023

House Passes Staffing Ratios Mandate

The state House of Representatives today approved legislation that would impose government-mandated nurse staffing ratios in Pennsylvania hospitals, sending the measure to the Senate.