Advocating for Texas Hospitals

Whether in Austin, Texas or Washington, D.C., the Texas Hospital Association is at the forefront of policy issues that impact Texas hospitals most. From advocating for adequate COVID-19 resources to ensuring a robust Texas health care workforce, THA is the collective advocacy voice for Texas hospitals.



THA Statement on Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

June 24, 2022

Today, John Hawkins, THA president/CEO, issued the following statement regarding today’s Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Decision.

THA Statement on Uvalde School Shooting

May 24, 2022

Today, THA President and CEO John Hawkins issued the following statement regarding today’s tragic shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.

Texas Hospitals Unite Against Workplace Violence

April 25, 2022

The Texas Hospital Association and the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council have issued a position on health care workplace violence to inform communities across the state that all Texas hospitals stand united on this critical issue. April is Workplace Violence Awareness Month, and, in alignment with the American Hospital Association, Texas…


EMTALA Update 2022, Part 3

August 17, 2022, 12:00–2:00 p.m.

The annual favorite is back in a four-part format and will cover the entire CAH CoP manual. It is a great way to educate everyone in your hospital on all the sections in the CMS hospital manual especially ones that applies to their department. Hospitals have seen a significant increase…

Save the Date

February 13–15, 2023

THA 2023 Annual Conference and Expo February 13*, 14-15, 2023Hilton Austin Hotel*Pre-conference day The THA Annual Conference and Expo returns to Austin in 2023, providing up to the minute updates on the 88th Texas Legislature and the latest in health law, finance, health IT and more. Make plans to join…

We are the Texas Hospital Association

Founded in 1930, the Texas Hospital Association is the leadership organization and principal advocate for the state’s hospitals and health care systems. Based in Austin, THA enhances its members’ abilities to improve accessibility, quality and cost-effectiveness of health care for all Texans. One of the largest hospital associations in the country, THA represents more than 85 percent of the state’s acute-care hospitals and health care systems, which employ more than 400,000 health care professionals statewide.

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