PRESS RELEASE
October 8, 2020

Majority of Americans Trust Biden to Lead U.S. Healthcare System Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

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. 

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ARTICLE
September 11, 2020

New Study Finds Inflation Penalties Effective in Slowing Drug Price Growth

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.

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ANNOUNCEMENT
September 10, 2020

Civica Rx Marks Two-Year Anniversary

The Gary and Mary West Foundation is proud to be a founding member of Civica Rx as it celebrates its second anniversary. The nonprofit generic drug company has already helped millions of patients, prevented shortages of essential drugs and forever changed the pharmaceutical industry for the better. And it’s only just begun. Congratulations!

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PRESS RELEASE
September 1, 2020

West Health-Gallup U.S. Healthcare Survey Finds Growing Fears of Financial Ruin Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to put lives and livelihoods at risk, 1 in 2 Americans say they fear a major health event could lead them to file for bankruptcy, marking a 5% increase since 2019.

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WEBINAR
August 20, 2020

West Health, Serving Seniors and the Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center Share Insights on Senior Care During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended life in America. While no one is immune, seniors face the greatest risks to their health and the biggest challenges to their daily lives. Watch this important webinar and find out how leaders in aging are helping older adults in San Diego get through the crisis safely and what it means for the future of aging in America.

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ARTICLE
August 3, 2020

New Op-Ed in The Hill on Ageism from Shelley Lyford, President and CEO of West Health

COVID-19 has delivered a one-two punch to state budgets — and we’re still in the early rounds of the fight to contain this deadly pandemic. Steeply declining tax revenues combined with sharply rising expenses have turned budget surpluses into record deficits and placed critical government programs squarely in the crosshairs for cuts or elimination. 

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WEST HEALTH ON TWITTER


#COVID19 has exacerbated the problem of drug shortages. To counteract these shortages and drive down costs @CivicaRx, a nonprofit company contracts with drug makers to make generics that are in short supply. health.usnews.com/health-care…

About 2 days ago from West Health’s Twitter via Twitter Web App

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