March/April 2022

Texas Hospitals Magazine | Dedicated to the hospitals serving Texas.


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

Tackling the Great Staffing Shortage

How Texas hospitals are charting their way toward sustainable solutions to workforce and staffing challenges.

A Funding Crisis Within a Pandemic

Medicaid supplemental payment programs finally received federal approval in late March, but the future of Texas’ health care safety net remains far from certain.

2022 THA Annual Conference & Expo

Recapping this year’s THA Annual Conference and Expo and celebrating our 2021 award winners. 

In This Issue

Leading Through Crisis

Q&A with Doug Lawson, Ph.D., CEO of St. Luke’s Health

Bridging the Language Divide in Texas Hospitals

Texas hospitals place interpretation services front and center when making health care accessible for non-English-speaking patients.

Best Practices: Strengthening the supply chain, operational efficiency and financial performance

The health care supply chain is crucial to the affordability and quality of patient care. However, supply purchasing is one of the largest expense areas for hospitals and health systems.