NEWS
December 8, 2018

Washington Post: ERs can be loud, hectic and even dangerous for the elderly. Here’s how hospitals are trying to fix that.

Learn about geriatric emergency departments in this story quoting Dr. Zia Agha

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NEWS
October 31, 2018

Forbes: Prescription Drug Prices: A Bitter Pill in the Midterm Elections

Learn how drug prices are impacting this year’s election, with extensive quotes from West Health’s Tim Lash

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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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WEST HEALTH ON TWITTER


The populations most impacted by hunger are also the most vulnerable members of society: #seniors and children. Here’s an in-depth look at the Bay Area’s hidden hungry bit.ly/2E4I1Fc via @taraduggan #nutrition

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Events


View a list of upcoming events and speaking engagements that our staff is involved with to support our successful aging initiatives.

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PAST EVENTS
October 29, 2018: Grantmakers in Aging Webinar October 24 - 25, 2018: SEARCH Telehealth Research Symposium October 17-19, 2018: Archive from 2018 Grantmakers in Aging Conference

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

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