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Improving the Value of Acute and Emergency Care: Frontline Innovation

Get a head start on your ACEP17 educational experience with this special session from ACEP and Urgent Matters. With an increasing push to value-based care and increasing quality measurements, innovations in acute and emergency care are increasingly necessary and organizations have started to realize the central role of EDs in value-based care. In this session,… Read more »

Integrating Social Services and Home-Based Primary Care for High-Risk Patients

Joe Feinglass, PhD,1 Greg Norman, PhD,2 Robyn L. Golden, MA, LCSW,3 Naoko Muramatsu, PhD,4 Michael Gelder, MHA,5 and Thomas Cornwell, MD6 Abstract There is a consensus that our current hospital-intensive approach to care is deeply flawed. This review article describes the research evidence for developing a better system of care for high-cost, high-risk patients. It… Read more »

Health Affairs: The Journey Of Geriatric Emergency Medicine: Acceleration, Diffusion, And Collaboration As Keys To Continued Growth

      By Kelly Ko, Adriane Lesser, Kevin Biese, Ula Hwang, and Christopher Carpenter As more and more of us live longer and healthier lives, we are becoming part of one of the largest demographic shifts in US history, as some 10,000 Americans now turn 65 every day. Innovations in health and care have helped make that increased longevity… Read more »

Four National Medical Societies and Nine Leading Health Systems Collaborate to Improve Geriatric Emergency Care

      Initiative promoting innovation and shared learnings supported by $3 million grant from The John A. Hartford Foundation and Gary and Mary West Health Institute Sept. 13, 2017 — Four national medical societies and nine leading health systems announced today they have established a new national geriatric emergency department collaborative (GEDC) to help… Read more »

Health Evolution: Advancing Connected Health for Seniors

        Tim Lash and Dr. John Mattison of Kaiser Permanente, share their insights and challenges to connect with seniors, address their complex needs and to ultimately achieve better outcomes through more connected health.  Hear from a provider leader and a foundation executive who pioneer connected health solutions assess emerging innovation opportunities for… Read more »

Bill Earley, Esq.

Bill Earley is responsible for all administrative, operational and legal aspects of West Health’s applied medical research and policy work in support of successful aging. This includes overseeing the organizations’ financial, human resources, information technology and other administrative functions. As general counsel, he leads West Health’s legal, compliance and governance efforts. Earley also plays a… Read more »