January/February 2022

A magazine dedicated to the hospitals serving Texas.

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Articles from the January/February 2022 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 Hospitalsprovides relevant information health care executives can use to help their hospitals.


Featured Articles

Advocating as the Voice of Texas Hospitals

The Texas Hospital Association’s advocacy department continually engages lawmakers and administrative agencies in developing thoughtful policies that cater to the diverse needs of Texas hospitals.

Meet Erol Akdamar

The 2022 Chair of the Texas Hospital Association Board of Trustees sat down with Texas Hospitals to discuss his formative upbringing, career highlights and reflections on health care leadership in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Sitting Down with the CEO

THA’s sixth CEO, John Hawkins, looks back at public policy wins and looks forward to new priorities for the organization centered on a tripartite mission to address hospital funding, workforce challenges and public health in Texas.


In This Issue

Health Care Workers Focus on Sexual Assault Prevention

Specialized nurses at Texas Health Resources are helping college students on and off campus.

12 Days of Health Care Heroes

Every year, THA honors health care workers from across Texas who have made a difference in their organizations and communities. We recognize the importance of beginning the new year with renewed focus on the backbone of the hospital industry: its health care workers. Meet our heroes of 2021.

Best Practices: Crisis Staffing

THA’s sixth CEO, John Hawkins, looks back at public policy wins and looks forward to new priorities for the organization centered on a tripartite mission to address hospital funding, workforce challenges and public health in Texas.

Newsmakers

Texas health care leaders advancing in the industry.