NEWS
January 11, 2019

USA Today: “Foxhole Promises,” by Shelley Lyford

Read West Health President and CEO Shelley Lyford’s moving account in USA TODAY about her father and Gary West entitled, “Foxhole Promises Made Good: Two Vietnam Vets Turn to Lives of Service.”

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PRESS RELEASE
January 10, 2019

UC San Diego Health Opens California’s First Senior Emergency Care Unit

Gary and Mary West Senior Emergency Care Unit provides specialized environment for older patients and their caregivers

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WEBCAST
February 6, 2019

Register Now: Improving Care for Older Adults with Acute Care at Home

Please register and join our webcast
February 6 at 1-2 p.m. ET

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VIDEO
January 7, 2019

A Time for Bold Action: West Health's Video for the New Year

“A Time for Bold Action” is a video produced by West Health that looks back at our work in 2018 and ahead to the challenges we face in 2019 and beyond.

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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


Researchers at @MassGeneralNews report that virtual video visits used at the hospital can successfully replace office visits for many patients, without compromising the quality of care and communication bit.ly/2RNk6Ax @AJMC_Journal #telehealth

About 14 hours ago from West Health’s Twitter via TweetDeck

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
The Spectrum: Advancing the Quality of Malnutrition Care for Older Adults Through Community Prevention and Response 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
A Time for Bold Action: West Health's Video for the New Year HCI-DC 2018 Highlights Video Enabling Successful Aging Insights on Senior Dental Needs