ANNOUNCEMENT
May 19, 2020

Federal Government Awards $354M to Civica Rx and Partners to Expand Generic Drug Manufacturing

Civica Rx, the nonprofit generic drug manufacturer created in 2018 by seven leading health systems and three national foundations including the Gary and Mary West Foundation, is now part of a new and historic federally-funded partnership to ensure certain and timely access to lifesaving medications both during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ARTICLE
May 13, 2020

Launching an Emergency Department Telehealth Program During COVID-19

COVID-19 has led to a dramatic increase in the use of telehealth services, particularly with older adults, who are at highest risk of potential infection and mortality. As a result, Emergency Departments (EDs) around the country are now leveraging telehealth as a key tool in a variety of settings for COVID-19 and non-COVID related conditions.

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IN THE NEWS
May 8, 2020

West Health to Receive Major Public Service Award from American Geriatrics Society (AGS)

For only the second time in its near 80-year history, the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) will award one of its highest honors typically reserved for individuals to West Health.

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PRESS RELEASE
April 28, 2020

1 in 7 Americans Would Avoid Care for Suspected COVID-19 Fearing Cost of Treatment

Challenges in getting care, whether for COVID-19 or other conditions, could force millions of Americans to make difficult choices about their wellbeing.

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PRESS RELEASE
March 31, 2020

New Campaign Aimed at Helping Older Californians through Coronavirus Outbreak —“Stay Home. Save Lives. Check In”

Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the “Stay Home. Save Lives. Check In.” campaign urging Californians to help combat social isolation and food insecurity among Californians who are over the age of 65 – a community that is uniquely vulnerable to COVID-19.

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ARTICLE

Reauthorization of Older Americans Act is a Victory for Seniors and Successful Aging in America

West Health applauds this week’s passage of legislation reauthorizing the Older Americans Act (OAA), which provides critical funding for programs and services that combat malnutrition, elder abuse and social isolation, support family caregivers and senior centers, and help older adults with transportation, legal issues and in-home and community-based care.

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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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