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.

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News

THA Earns Top Workplaces Honor for 2022

November 22, 2022

The Texas Hospital Association has earned the Austin American-Statesman’s Top Workplaces 2022 award for its ongoing commitment to employee satisfaction and workplace standards.

National Pediatric Bed Shortage Prompts Texas Action

October 28, 2022

Texas hospitals are urging the public to stay vigilant about respiratory illnesses following nationwide reports of pediatric hospital bed shortages due to this season’s rapid spread of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and influenza. Texas pediatric hospital beds are currently 88% occupied, according to data from the U.S. Department of Health…

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.

Events

THA Town Hall, South Region, Nov. 30

November 30, 2022, 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

The Texas Hospital Association invites member hospitals to participate in a regional town hall meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 30, to learn more about Texas hospitals’ policy priorities and the political changes that THA anticipates seeing in the health care landscape.

THA Town Hall, North Region, Dec. 1

December 1, 2022, 3:00–4:30 p.m.

The Texas Hospital Association invites member hospitals to participate in a regional town hall meeting on Thursday, Dec. 1, to learn more about Texas hospitals’ policy priorities and the political changes that THA anticipates seeing in the health care landscape.

Legislative Forecast: 88th Texas Legislative Session

December 13, 2022, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Legislative Forecast: 88th Texas Legislative Session Webinar Join us for an insider look at the 2022 election results and the upcoming 88th Texas Legislative Session. In this webinar, advocacy expert Jennifer Banda, J.D., senior vice president of advocacy and public policy, will discuss potential implications of 2022 election outcomes on the…

Flu shots protect Texas

Flu Vaccination Resources

THA encourages all Texans to get their flu shot during the 2022-2023 flu season. As public adherence to COVID-19 precautionary measures like masking and social distancing has declined, health officials expect to see an increase in flu cases this season.


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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