Focused on THA-member hospitals/health systems and the issues they face, The Scope is THA’s No. 1 source for news, information and thought leadership related to Texas hospitals and priority issues impacting health care.

Hospitals Commemorate Texas’ Inaugural COVID-19 Heroes and Memorial Day

Hospitals Commemorate Texas’ Inaugural COVID-19 Heroes and Memorial Day

Julia MannMar 13, 20242 min read

Texas hospitals celebrated COVID-19 Heroes Day and Memorial Day on March 4, marking the first annual observance of this day of reflection and recognition. The establishment of COVID-19 Heroes and…

THA 2024 Annual Conference

THA’s 2024 Annual Conference: Unity in the Face of Challenge

Amy RiosFeb 22, 20246 min read

Last week, THA’s Annual Conference, a hallmark event for health care professionals statewide, hosted nearly 500 attendees, speakers and sponsors in Dallas, Texas – the largest turnout since the pandemic.…

Texas Hospitals are Reclaiming Reality in 2024

Texas Hospitals are Reclaiming Reality in 2024

Joey BerlinJan 9, 20248 min read

Three years of saving lives, elevated personal risk and unprecedented professional stress left hospitals across Texas staggering for footing as the COVID-19 pandemic, by most standards, finally dissipated to a…

Brad Holland: Rallying for Texas Hospitals

Brad Holland: Rallying for Texas Hospitals

Amy RiosJan 2, 20248 min read

One year ago, THA was launching into the 2023 legislative session, ready to advocate for Texas hospitals with the pandemic receding further in the rearview mirror. While we knew the…

Hospital Physician Executives are Tackling Texas Health Care Challenges

Hospital Physician Executives are Tackling Texas Health Care Challenges

Minh LyApr 17, 20244 min read

The Texas Hospital Association provided an open forum for physician executives to talk about the hottest topics in the health care space, while also learning up-to-date legal and political news…

Doctor's Day 2024

Beyond the Stethoscope: Highlighting Texas Physicians on National Doctor’s Day

Amy RiosMar 28, 20245 min read

Each year, National Doctor’s Day provides health care institutions, patients and the community with an opportunity to celebrate the physicians who dedicated their life’s work to improving others’ health. It…

Newsmakers for March 2024

Congratulations to THA’s March Newsmakers

Julia MannMar 27, 20244 min read

THA’s Newsmakers highlights leaders from THA member hospitals and health systems making headlines in Texas health care. Please join in congratulating our March Newsmakers: Lucy HedariMedical City Decatur Lucy Hedari…

Hospitals Commemorate Texas’ Inaugural COVID-19 Heroes and Memorial Day

Hospitals Commemorate Texas’ Inaugural COVID-19 Heroes and Memorial Day

Julia MannMar 13, 20242 min read

Texas hospitals celebrated COVID-19 Heroes Day and Memorial Day on March 4, marking the first annual observance of this day of reflection and recognition. The establishment of COVID-19 Heroes and…

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.

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