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The Federal Case: THA in Washington

Joey BerlinMay 7, 202414 min read

Hospitals and their advocates, including the Texas Hospital Association, now have their eyes on November to see where federal policy affecting their…

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…

New Channels: THA’s Hospital Communicators Summit

New Channels: THA’s Hospital Communicators Summit

Joey BerlinMar 5, 20243 min read

Small and large, rural and urban, independent and affiliated – the characteristics of hospitals across Texas are as diverse as the state itself. But one thing all hospitals and systems…

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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