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Patient EngementHIT: Patients Say US Drug Prices “Unreasonable,” Need Gov’t Attention

By Sara Heath In addition to lamenting high drug prices, most patients do not approve of government policies for addressing costs. Seventy-seven percent of patients believe US drug prices are “unreasonable,” but most don’t approve of current government solutions to combat high drug costs, according to a recent survey conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago on… Read more »

Healthcare Finance: Most Americans disapprove of how Trump, Congress are addressing prescription drug costs, poll shows

Jeff Lagasse, Associate Editor Americans are dissatisfied with how both parties in Congress are handling the issue, with Democrats and Republicans faring almost equally poorly. Three-quarters of Americans consider the cost of prescription drugs in the U.S. to be “unreasonable,” and despite promises from President Trump and members of Congress to rein in prices, few approve… Read more »

HIGH PRICES, BROKEN PROMISES: New Poll Finds Few Americans Approve How President Trump and Congress Are Addressing ‘Unreasonable’ Prescription Drug Costs

  SAN DIEGO, CA — September 13, 2018 — Three-quarters of Americans consider the cost of prescription drugs in the United States to be “unreasonable,” and despite promises from the President and members of Congress to rein in prices, few approve of either’s handling of the issue, according to a new national poll from the… Read more »

High prices, broken promises on prescription drug costs

New survey from the West Health Institute
and NORC at the University of Chicago shows
few Americans approve of how President Trump
and Congress are addressing ‘unreasonable’
prescription drug costs.

Defeat Malnutrition Today: Senior Malnutrition – A Significant Threat to Successful Aging

  West Health Contributors: Brenda Schmitthenner, MPA, Jessa K. Engelberg, PhD, Andrea M. Morris, PhD, MPH, Amy Herr MHS, Kai Oliver-Kurtin, Cheryl Hassoldt Malnutrition disproportionally affects seniors, with up to 1 out of every 2 at risk for malnutrition, and disease-associated malnutrition in seniors is estimated to cost $51.3 billion annually. Aligned with our mission… Read more »

PACE 2.0 Video Series

Before I Found PACE “Before I Found PACE” is a new video series that is part of the PACE 2.0 initiative, which is supported by The John A. Hartford Foundation and West Health. The series will illustrate the need for expanding Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE®) through the stories and words of PACE participants and… Read more »