NEWS
May 20, 2019

Forbes: Trade war with China threatens to make problems with generic medicine worse

Learn how Civica Rx, which the Gary and Mary West Foundation supports, is working to address the shortage of essential medicines and counter drug price-gouging.

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Press Release
May 20, 2019

Analysis: Private insurers pay California acute care hospitals more than double Medicare

A new West Health report reveals employer-sponsored health plans paid on average 209 percent more than Medicare for similar services in 2015 and 2016.

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May 10, 2019

The cost of a hospital stay will reach $135,000 by 2040 – three times the price of a new car.

Learn more about the impact of skyrocketing healthcare prices on West Health’s new online resource, healthcostcrisis.org.

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Event
May 20, 2019

Older Americans Month - and All Year Long - Let's Celebrate the Important Role Older Adults Play in Our Lives

As we celebrate Older Americans Month, watch Sharon and Dave’s story about why we need to lower costs and improve care for our nation’s seniors

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EVENT
June 10, 2019

Join West Health at the 2019 d.health Summit: Aging Innovation Conference

On June 10-11 in Boston, the University of Rochester, in collaboration with West Health, is hosting its 5th annual aging innovation conference to exchange ideas, create new relationships, and foster disruptive care models to improve the lives of the nation’s aging population.

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We Stand With Seniors... Will You?

Watch an expert panel, including West Health’s President and CEO Shelley Lyford, as they discuss the policy implications of an aging California, and the need for a comprehensive master plan for aging to address the needs of older adults and their families.

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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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