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…


Strategic Planning with 2+ Years of COVID Data: Which Trends Matter and Which Ones Don’t?

July 20, 2022, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

In this webinar, attendees will hear from Lee Ann Lambdin, senior vice president of Healthcare Strategy at health care analytics company, Stratasan, and learn how to: Analyze strategic planning data with and without COVID-19 cases to determine growth opportunities Separate meaningful data trends from COVID-19 data anomalies Build a strategy…

EMTALA Update 2022, August 3, 10 and 17, 2022

August 3, 2022, 12:00–2:00 p.m.

EMTALA is a hot topic and should be on the radar screen for every hospital. There have been a recent increased number of deficiencies and increased CMS and OIG activity. It is important for hospitals to be prepared should a CMS surveyor walked into your hospital today to investigate an…

EMTALA Update 2022 – August 3, 10 and 17, 2022

August 10, 2022, 12:00–2:00 p.m.

Important Registration Information: Please register using the PDF form or contact the THA Service Center at 512/465-1057 or to register. Our online registration system is currently unavailable as we update the website. EMTALA is a hot topic and should be on the radar screen for every hospital. There have been a recent…

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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