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.


Register for the Quality & Behavioral Health Conference

THA’s Quality & Behavioral Health Conference, Oct. 13-14, 2022 at the Sheraton Austin, is a two-day conference bringing together two programs, the Quality and Patient Safety and Behavioral Health Conferences, forming one robust educational event with two distinct tracks of education for both quality and behavioral health care professionals.


Dr. John Hellerstedt Receives THA Trustee Award for Public Health Leadership Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic

September 21, 2022

For his steadfast and sound public health leadership during COVID-19, as well as for his long and distinguished career in public service prior to the pandemic, Dr. John Hellerstedt, commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), has been honored with the Texas Hospital Association’s THA Trustee Award.

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 Health Law Conference

October 9–11, 2022

Registration is now open and early bird pricing ends on Wednesday, Aug. 31. Please select the button below to access the conference schedule and register today. The 2022 Conference Program will be published the week of Aug. 29. This annual event, provided by the Health Law Section of the State…

Quality & Behavioral Health Conference

October 13–14, 2022

Oct. 13-14, 2022Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center This conference combines the previously named Quality and Patient Safety Conference and Behavioral Health Conference into two days of education exclusively for quality and behavioral health professionals. With two distinct content tracks, this in-person event will cover the latest hot topics…

Cybersecurity Risks & Prevention Strategies for Hospitals and Health Systems, West Texas

October 18, 2022

The Texas Hospital Association is partnering with cybersecurity experts from the American Hospital Association to bring you a strategic cybersecurity workshop. Cyber leaders from the Texas health care industry will join us to discuss the global cyber threat landscape impacting Texas hospitals. This workshop is designed for both technical and…

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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