From the capitol to regulatory agencies, THA represents the interests of its member hospitals/health systems. With in-depth knowledge of issues that matter most to Texas hospitals, THA is frequently asked to provide expert testimony and help craft rules to implement recently passed legislation. THA also provides Texas hospitals with a presence in Washington, D.C.


THA offers hospital administrators and staff a broad range of continuing education focused on enhancing hospital operations and performance. In the health care industry, change is constant. With this in mind, THA develops programs to help members strategize and meet head-on the challenges of frequent changes in regulations and obligations. Use the Event Calendar to find upcoming educational opportunities.

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As a nonprofit research and education subsidiary of THA, the THA Foundation provides opportunities for hospitals to share and learn from each other as they work to improve patient care. The foundation’s clinical initiatives division is advancing proven strategies that enhance the quality and safety of care provided in Texas hospitals.


THA Testifies on Hospital Financing

(July 12) John Hawkins, senior vice president of government affairs for the Texas Hospital Association, will testify Wednesday before the Texas House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Article II of the Committee on Appropriations on hospital financing and the looming fiscal cliff for Texas hospitals ... Read more

THA Testifies on Importance of Statewide Trauma Care Network

(July 12) John Henderson, chair of the board of trustees of the Texas Hospital Association and CEO at Childress Regional Medical Center, will testify Wednesday before a joint hearing of the Texas House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Article II and the Committee on Public Health ... Read more

THA Receives Innovator Award

(July 11) In recognition of its efforts to help physicians understand treatment costs and make the best decisions for patients at the point of care, the Texas Hospital Association has received the Innovator Award from Hospitals & Health Networks, the journal of the American Hospital Association ... Read more

Price Recognized by Texas Hospital Association

(June 24) The Texas Hospital Association presented Rep. Four Price (R-Amarillo) today with the Texas Hospital Advocacy Tribute Award in recognition of his significant legislative accomplishments on behalf of health care policy ... Read more

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