NEWS
February 21, 2019

NBC San Diego: Price Checking Prescription Drug Costs

Watch NBC San Diego’s story on how consumers can cut their drug costs with an interview from West Health’s Tim Lash

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EVENT
February 19, 2019

February 19: Ribbon-cutting ceremony for new Gary and Mary West Senior Emergency Care Unit at UC San Diego Health

February 19th marked the grand opening of the Gary and Mary West Senior Emergency Care Unit at UC San Diego Health and was declared Gary and Mary West Day in the City of San Diego.

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EVENT
April 2, 2019

FREE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: High Costs, Broken Promises: Healthcare in America

West Health’s 2019 Healthcare Costs Innovation Summit will focus on advancing three common-sense reforms to address the healthcare cost crisis in America and drive accountability for progress. Join us April 2!

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NEWS
January 11, 2019

USA Today: “Foxhole Promises,” by Shelley Lyford

Read West Health President and CEO Shelley Lyford’s moving account in USA TODAY about her father and Gary West entitled, “Foxhole Promises Made Good: Two Vietnam Vets Turn to Lives of Service.”

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VIDEO
January 7, 2019

A Time for Bold Action: West Health's Video for the New Year

“A Time for Bold Action” is a video produced by West Health that looks back at our work in 2018 and ahead to the challenges we face in 2019 and beyond.

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We Stand With Seniors... Will You?

We Stand With Seniors applauds Governor Gavin Newsom for including the development of a statewide Master Plan for Aging among his top initiatives in his State of the State address and prioritizing the needs of California’s aging population. With the number of seniors increasing by nearly 90 percent, or four million people by 2030, California is heading for a crisis in caring for its’ older adults. We Stand With Seniors looks forward to working with the governor and his administration on the development of this Master Plan for Aging and making successful aging a reality for seniors throughout the Golden State.

 

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WEST HEALTH ON TWITTER


More support for @GavinNewsom‘s mention of a master plan for #aging in California, from @OpenhouseSF co-founder Dr. Marcy Adelman. She explains why this plan must be developed and implemented bit.ly/2DVs7dy #StandWithSeniors

About 11 hours ago from West Health’s Twitter via TweetDeck

LOWERING HEALTHCARE COSTS


The rising cost of healthcare is a growing economic and public health crisis that hurts the U.S. economy, threatens individual financial security, compromises care and reduces patient access. Excessive spending on healthcare places significant burdens on American businesses and family budgets and endangers the funding of vital programs such as Medicare and Medicaid.

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FEATURED RESOURCES
HCI-DC 2018 Healthcare Costs Innovation Summit Highlights HCI DC 2018 Healthcare Costs Innovation Summit White Paper

Presentations


From healthcare experts to geriatric thought leaders, our research teams publish work that explores how successful aging can become a reality.

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Featured Presentations
Keynote: Healthcare Reform for Successful Aging Keynote: From Research to Reality: Evidence is Not Enough Senior-Specific Care in the Emergency Department Designing sustainable, senior-focused care in the ED

Publications


From healthcare experts to geriatric thought leaders, our research teams publish work that explores how successful aging can become a reality.

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Featured Publications
The Spectrum: Advancing the Quality of Malnutrition Care for Older Adults Through Community Prevention and Response WHI/NORC Survey on Drug Pricing: 5 Thing to Know WHI/NORC Survey on Healthcare Costs: 5 Thing to Know

Multimedia


Through video, livestreams, webinars and other multimedia, we are working to shine the light on the challenges facing seniors in this country and the actions we need to take to lower the cost of healthcare for all Americans.

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Featured Multimedia
A Time for Bold Action: West Health's Video for the New Year HCI-DC 2018 Highlights Video Enabling Successful Aging Insights on Senior Dental Needs