Governor Gavin Newsom released California’s first Master Plan for Aging to serve as a 10-year blueprint to guide state and local government, communities, private organizations, and philanthropies in building communities that promote healthy aging.
Four hospitals in New Hampshire and Vermont to receive training, education and telehealth support from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, the nation’s soon-to-be first rural geriatric emergency department.
New University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and West Health Policy Center study reveals several states may not have a sufficient number of facilities to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to all residents who want it.
University of California, San Diego awards Gary and Mary West the 2020 Chancellor’s Medal for empowering access to high-quality, affordable health and support services for older adults in San Diego and around the country.
CIDSA will serve as a resource for policymakers, news media and the public seeking objective information and analysis of policies aimed at lowering prescription drug prices and managing drug spending.
A new study released by West Health Policy Center finds more than 1.1 million Medicare patients could die over the next decade because they cannot afford to pay for their prescription medications. As medical conditions worsen, Medicare will spend an extra $177.4 billion.
A new West Health-Gallup national survey finds more Americans trust former Vice President Joe Biden than President Donald Trump to efficiently lead the U.S. healthcare system through the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new West Health study published in JAMA Network Open finds inflation penalties on drug companies by the federal government were associated with an estimated $7.1 billion reduction in expenditures by Medicare Part D between 2013 and 2017.
View a list of upcoming events and speaking engagements that showcase our work to lower healthcare costs to enable successful aging.
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.
From healthcare experts to geriatric thought leaders, our research teams publish work that explores ways to lower costs and improve healthcare delivery for seniors.
We’re combining data and graphics to illustrate opportunities for lowering healthcare costs to help seniors.
From healthcare experts to geriatric thought leaders, our research teams publish work that explores ways to lower healthcare costs to enable successful aging.
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.