IN THE NEWS
September 24, 2018

AP investigation: Drug prices going up despite Trump promise

A major Associated Press investigation into drug prices cites West Health Institute’s recent survey on ‘unreasonable’ pharmaceutical costs.

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BLOG
September 24, 2018

Senior Malnutrition – A Significant Threat to Successful Aging

West Health blog post

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PRESS RELEASE
September 13, 2018

HIGH PRICES, BROKEN PROMISES: New Poll Finds Few Americans Approve How President Trump and Congress Are Addressing ‘Unreasonable’ Prescription Drug Costs

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EVENT
September 30, 2018

ACEP18: Register Now to Attend Urgent Matters’ Pre-Conference Session on Innovations in Senior Emergency Care

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EVENT
September 30, 2018

ACEP18: Becoming an Accredited Geriatric Emergency Department: How and Why?

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Video

Dental Transformation Video Shows Impact of Senior Dental Center

Mike, a 73-year-old in San Diego, arrived at the Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center with extensive, complex dental problems and 23 of his teeth extracted. After many courses of treatment, he’s now enjoying life with a full set of dentures, allowing him to eat solid food again.

We Stand With Seniors... Will You?

We Stand With Seniors… Will You?  is a nonpartisan, public awareness and education campaign supported by West Health and The SCAN Foundation.

 

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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
WHI/NORC Survey on Drug Pricing: 5 Thing to Know WHI/NORC Survey on Healthcare Costs: 5 Thing to Know An Overview of Options for Home-based Healthcare at the Emergency Department

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
HCI-DC 2018 Highlights Video Enabling Successful Aging Insights on Senior Dental Needs