The U.S. is in a healthcare crisis.
$2.9 Trillionon healthcare
That’s more than the government spends on defense, social security, education, veterans’ benefits and income security* combined.
*U.S. Office of Management and BudgetSee the reality of healthcare spending
Solely funded by philanthropists Gary and Mary West, the nonprofit, nonpartisan Gary and Mary West Health Policy Center is dedicated to pioneering new and smarter technologies, policies and practices to make high-quality healthcare more accessible at a lower cost to all Americans.
Our focus is supporting and creating healthcare delivery models that enable seniors to successfully age on their own terms, preserving and protecting their dignity, quality of life and independence.
Based in Washington D.C., the West Health Policy Center is part of West Health, which is headquartered in San Diego and also includes the Gary and Mary West Health Institute, a nonprofit medical research organization.
West Health works with hospitals, healthcare organizations, and foundations across the U.S. with the goal of accelerating the research and development of new, more effective ways of delivering care for all Americans.
The APCD Council is a learning collaborative of government, private, non-profit, and academic organizations focused on improving the development and deployment of state-based all payer claims databases (APCDs). The APCD Council is convened and coordinated by the Institute for Health Policy and Practice (IHPP) at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) and the National Association
Analysis indicates providing price information to physicians, employers and policymakers key to $100 Billion in potential savings from healthcare price transparencySee event details
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