ARTICLE
June 25, 2020

New Op-Ed in Morning Consult on Telehealth from
Shelley Lyford, President and CEO of West Health

It took a public health emergency to temporarily lift the regulatory barriers that have stifled the growth of telehealth in this country. Now, Congress must act and take the next step, which is to legislate telehealth into the mainstream of medicine and into the outstretched arms of millions of Americans who desperately need it, COVID-19 pandemic or not.

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PRESS RELEASE
June 18, 2020

West Health/Gallup Survey:
9 in 10 Americans Concerned Pharmaceutical Industry Will Use Coronavirus Pandemic to Raise Drug Prices

A new national survey released today by West Health and Gallup as part of ongoing research on the rising cost of healthcare in the U.S. finds a growing fear that the COVID-19 pandemic will make the healthcare cost crisis even worse.

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WEBINAR
June 10, 2020

Value-Based Care in the COVID-19 Era: Current Impact and Future Health Care Resilience

Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and United States of Care co-host webinar featuring West Health’s Chief Strategy Officer Tim Lash to discuss how health care organizations are leveraging value-based care to respond to COVID-19 and the policy actions that can support value-based care both during and after the pandemic.

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GUIDES

New Strategic Roadmaps Outline Next Phase for Value-Based Payment Reform in U.S. Healthcare

The Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and West Health collaborated on two strategic roadmaps for advancing value-based payment (VBP) reform in the U.S. healthcare system.

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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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WEST HEALTH ON TWITTER


A call for greater testing and tracing of #COVID19 among our brave #caregivers on the front lines of this pandemic to protect the vulnerable #olderadults they care for via @TheHillOpinion. thehill.com/opinion/health…

About 4 days ago from West Health’s Twitter via Twitter Web App

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