Advocating for Texas Hospitals

Whether in Austin, elsewhere across Texas, or Washington, D.C., the Texas Hospital Association works year-round for patients and hospitals, advocating for the best possible health care environment across the state.

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Video: Meet Brad Holland, THA’s 2024 Board Chair

Meet Brad Holland, president and CEO of Hendrick Health, the Texas Hospital Association’s 2024 board chair.

From the Desk of John Hawkins

From the CEO’s Desk

Keep up with the most pressing issues facing hospitals today with messages from THA’s Chief Executive Officer John Hawkins.

News

Texas Hospital Association Announces Annual Award Winners

February 15, 2024

Today the Texas Hospital Association announced its annual award winners during the THA Annual Conference, hosted virtually and in-person in Dallas.

Texas Hospitals, Nurses Launch Toolkit to Help Prevent Violence Against Health Workers

December 13, 2023

Texas hospitals have partnered with Texas nurses to launch a new workplace violence prevention toolkit to guide hospitals in the implementation of two new state laws designed to bolster protection for health care employees.

Texas Hospitals Sound Alarm on Legislation That Would Dismantle Outpatient Hospital Care

March 29, 2023

A new bill gaining traction at the Texas Capitol would have devastating impacts on access to health care and health care affordability. House Bill 1692 – set for a Texas House committee hearing on Thursday – would prohibit “facility fee” payments for health care services provided off a hospital campus.…

Events

Hospital Conditions of Participation – Part 1

March 20, 2024, 12:00–2:00 p.m.

This five-part online seminar series will cover the entire CMS Hospital CoP manual – Appendix A. It is a fantastic way to educate everyone in your hospital on all the sections of the CMS hospital manual, especially ones that apply to their department. This program will discuss the most problematic…

Hospital Conditions of Participation – Part 2

March 27, 2024, 12:00–2:00 p.m.

This five-part online seminar series will cover the entire CMS Hospital CoP manual – Appendix A. It is a fantastic way to educate everyone in your hospital on all the sections of the CMS hospital manual, especially ones that apply to their department. This program will discuss the most problematic…

Hospital Conditions of Participation – Part 3

April 3, 2024, 12:00–2:00 p.m.

This five-part online seminar series will cover the entire CMS Hospital CoP manual – Appendix A. It is a fantastic way to educate everyone in your hospital on all the sections of the CMS hospital manual, especially ones that apply to their department. This program will discuss the most problematic…

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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