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.
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.
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.
Challenges in getting care, whether for COVID-19 or other conditions, could force millions of Americans to make difficult choices about their wellbeing.
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.
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.
View a list of upcoming events and speaking engagements that showcase our work to lower healthcare costs to enable successful aging.
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.
From healthcare experts to geriatric thought leaders, our research teams publish work that explores ways to lower costs and improve healthcare delivery for seniors.
We’re combining data and graphics to illustrate opportunities for lowering healthcare costs to help seniors.
From healthcare experts to geriatric thought leaders, our research teams publish work that explores ways to lower healthcare costs to enable successful aging.
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.