December 9, 2019

The San Diego Union-Tribune: Region’s hospitals vow to improve emergency care for seniors

Gary and Mary West Foundation, County commit $700,000 toward helping hospitals obtain certifications


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December 9, 2019

San Diego Senior Emergency Care Initiative Launches with All Major Health Systems in Region Committing to Pursue Senior-Friendly Emergency Department Accreditation


November 25, 2019

California’s Master Plan for Aging

Learn more about the Foundation and it’s funder partners innovative private-public partnership with the State of California to support a Master Plan for Aging in California that ensures we develop a high-quality, lower-cost system care of older Californians.

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November 12, 2019

34 Million Americans Know of Family Member or Friend Who Died in the Last 5 Years After Being Unable to Afford Treatment

New West Health-Gallup survey finds Americans see firsthand the impact of high healthcare costs, and don’t believe political leaders are doing enough to fix it


September 26, 2019

Shelley Lyford in Health Affairs: A Civic Duty To Improve Access To Generic Pharmaceuticals

Read Shelley Lyford’s Health Affairs Blog post about Gary and Mary West Foundation’s role in helping establish Civica Rx, the first-of-its-kind venture focused on improving hospitals’ access to low-cost generic pharmaceuticals.



Hospital leaders from throughout the #SanDiego region made an unprecedented commitment this week to make their emergency departments more senior-friendly by pursing geriatric emergency certifications. Read more about this historic pledge via @PaulSisson

About 10 hours ago from West Health’s Twitter via TweetDeck


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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