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Consultant 360: Vaccinations for the elderly: What physicians need to know

                  August 1, 2017 To raise awareness for National Immunization Awareness Month, Eliah Aronoff-Spencer, MD, PhD, from West Health and the University of California at San Diego, speaks with us about vaccinations in the elderly population and what physicians need to know. < PLEASE LISTEN TO THE… Read more »

Fierce Healthcare: Hospitals Prepare to Care for an Aging ER Popluation

      by Paige Minemyer Hospitals see more elderly patients as the population continues to age, and as a result plan to retool their approach to emergency care to better suit the greater numbers of seniors. Facilities in the San Diego region, for instance, are planning geriatric-specific emergency departments and have offered training to… Read more »

National Symposium for Academic Palliative Care Education & Research

Event Details DATES: September 28 – 29, 2017 LOCATION: Cal State San Marcos, North San Diego County COST: $195 Early Bird rate through July 31, 2017 – Register HERE TRAVEL AND LODGING DETAILS: Click HERE CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS & CME: CEs and AMA/PRA Category 1 Credits will be available, details TBA Symposium Overview West Health is proud to support the… Read more »

ASA: Managing LTSS Services to Help Seniors Age in Place

By Amy Herr Introduction The ongoing repeal and replace debate has brought to light something that most Americans are not aware of—the fact that nursing home and other long term services and supports are financed almost entirely by the Medicaid program and about half of Americans will need Medicaid at some point in their lives…. Read more »

Why Does My Healthcare Cost Too Much?

Ask your Members of Congress these questions. If you care about the cost of healthcare you will have all the answers you need for the 2018 election.