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Session of 2015 - 2016 Regular Session


Posted: April 17, 2015 03:39 PM
From: Senator Patricia H. Vance
To: All Senate members
Subject: Memo #11 -- National Hospital Week Resolution
In the near future, I plan to introduce a resolution designating the week of May 10-16, 2015, as “National Hospital Week” in Pennsylvania.

Hospitals provide an integral role in delivering health care service to all people of the Commonwealth. Hospitals provide many services to their communities and are a key element in Pennsylvania’s economy providing nearly 591,000 direct and indirect jobs. Whether it’s acute inpatient care, outpatient, emergency, rehabilitation and behavioral health, hospitals serve a vital mission. Specialized hospital care in Pennsylvania is provided by 34 trauma centers, six burn centers and 13 critical access hospitals that provide care for the state’s most rural populations.

Introduced as SR102