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FAH Celebrates 2018 National Hospital Week

May 07, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, General, Media

This week, FAH and its member companies are joining other health care industry leaders to celebrate hospital week.  A time when we express our appreciation for the more than 5,000 community hospitals across our country. 

Each year, we take this week to show our gratitude to the dedicated physicians, nurses, therapists, clinicians, engineers, custodial workers, food service workers, volunteers, and administrators who keep hospitals operating all day, every day to care for anyone who walks through their doors. 

In line with this year’s theme, “Caring is our Calling” we are highlighting many of the different types of hospitals that exist in our communities.  We are celebrating the hospitals and caregivers who are healing our veterans as they return home from service, teaching our next generation of providers, and assisting those of us recovering from serious illness thrive at home.

These hospitals are not just filling a vital role in the wellbeing of our communities, they are economic pillars providing jobs to our friends and neighbors and millions of people across the country.

This year’s celebration began on May 6th and will last through May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday.  The FAH extends its gratitude to the dedicated and compassionate professionals who care for millions of patients each day.  Please join us this week by using #HospitalWeek to join in on the conversation.