Recent News releases from the Texas Hospital Association


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June 24, 2022THA Statement on Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization
Today, John Hawkins, THA president/CEO, issued the following statement regarding today’s Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Decision. Read more
April 25, 2022Texas Hospitals Unite Against Workplace Violence
The Texas Hospital Association and the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council have issued a position on health care workplace violence to inform communities across the state that all Texas hospitals stand united on this critical issue … Read more
April 22, 2022Texas’ Medicaid 1115 Waiver Extension Reinstated
Today, THA President and CEO John Hawkins issued the following statement regarding today’s notice that the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services is withdrawing its recission of the Texas 1115 Medicaid waiver extension … Read more
March 25, 2022THA Issues Statement on Medicaid Payment Decision
Today, THA President and CEO John Hawkins issued the following statement regarding today’s federal approval of three critical Medicaid directed payment programs for Texas. Read the approval letter from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services …   Read more
March 22, 2022Texas Hospital Association Announces Annual Award Winners
The Texas Hospital Association this week held their annual THA Annual Conference & Expo virtually and in-person. This year’s annual award winners were announced to attendees from across the state …   Read more
March 22, 2022Doug Lawson of St. Luke’s Health Receives Prestigious Earl M. Collier Award
Honored for His Dedication to Excellent Health Care Administration
The Texas Hospital Association names T. Doug Lawson, Ph.D., CEO of St. Luke’s Health and SVP of Operations for CommonSpirit Health in Houston, as the recipient of the 2021 Earl M. Collier Award for Distinguished Health Care Administration in recognition of his dedication to the health care industry …   Read more