January/February 2021

A magazine dedicated to the hospitals serving Texas.


Articles from the January/February 2021 Issue

Texas Hospitals is the magazine of the Texas Hospital Association. Published six times per year, Texas Hospitals focuses on THA-member hospitals/health systems and the issues they face. From articles about innovative products and services to in-depth pieces on current issues and trends, Texas Hospitals provides relevant information health care executives can use to help their hospitals.

Featured Articles

The COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives in Texas

In December, the first COVID-19 vaccines began arriving at Texas hospitals and to the health care workers who spent most of 2020 on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Addressing Texans’ Mental Health

Mental health is fundamental to our overall health and wellbeing. Texas hospitals are working to continue treating patients, both body and mind.

Need a Leader? Call a Nurse.

Frontline nurses are equally skilled in compassionate bedside manner as they are in driving policy change. In fact, it’s their background in clinical expertise that makes many Texas health care leaders effective in the role. Grit, perseverance and a lifetime commitment to serving others are just some of the characteristics that make ambitious nurses the perfect candidate to lead teams, hospitals and organizations.

In This Issue

The Future of Health Care: Celebrating Resilience and Innovation

As Texas hospitals face new challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, they are quick to innovate to provide the best care for their staff, patients and communities.

Best Practices: When Hospitals Experience a Major Loss

Although rare, it’s critical for hospital administrators to be prepared for worst case property loss scenarios.


Texas health care leaders advancing in the industry.