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Webinar: New Ideas to Lower Health Care Costs

This virtual event is part of the Health Savers Initiative, a collaborative project of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, Arnold Ventures, and West Health.  The event featured remarks from Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-ID), and a panel of experts discussing necessary policy interventions that should be on the… Read more »

Improving Home-Based Acute Care for Older Adults

HealthPartners from Minnesota discussed the path their organization experienced in developing their Home-Based Acute Care program, including lessons learned along the way. Learning objectives from this presentation: Describe key stages of program development for a home-based acute care program. Articulate the challenges and successes experienced by one acute care in the home program. Watch here:… Read more »

Webinar: Time to Act: Healthcare Costs in the U.S.

Drawing on new findings and panel discussions with healthcare experts and researchers, leaders from West Health and Gallup will explore the issues Americans want the Biden administration to prioritize. They will discuss how public sentiment aligns with the opportunities for reform under the new administration and Congress and the direct impacts these policy changes could… Read more »

Webinar: Why Americans Are So Worried About Rising Healthcare Costs and What Can Be Done About It

The burgeoning crisis of healthcare costs, and the associated debt, is a critical issue on the minds of U.S. adults. Recent research from the West Health-Gallup U.S. Healthcare Study finds that Americans are skipping treatments, borrowing money and cutting back on household spending to pay for basic healthcare. Using recent research findings and panel discussions… Read more »

Webinar: San Diego Science & the Global Pandemic: The Impact of COVID-19 on Seniors

Thank you for joining us! The webinar recording can be viewed here.  ________________________________________________________________________________ The COVID-19 pandemic has upended life in America and is continuing to place new and significant pressures on our fragile system of healthcare and social services, and our once strong economy. And while no one is immune from the impacts of COVID-19,… Read more »

Webinar: Value-Based Care in the COVID-19 Era: Current Impact and Future Health Care Resilience

Thank you for joining us! The webinar recording can be viewed here.  ________________________________________________________________________________ The Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and the United States of Care invite you to a webinar on Wednesday, June 10, 9:30-11:30am PT on how health care organizations are leveraging value-based care to respond to COVID-19 and the policy actions that can… Read more »

Webinar: A Cry for Help – The Healthcare Cost Crisis Amid COVID-19

THANK YOU FOR JOINING US! THE WEBINAR RECORDING CAN BE VIEWED HERE. The COVID-19 crisis is highlighting structural weaknesses in the U.S. healthcare system that disadvantage patients. In addition to those who have tested positive for the virus, millions of Americans say cost would prohibit them from seeking treatment if they suspected they had COVID-19… Read more »

COVID-19: The Use of Telehealth in Long-Term Care During the Pandemic

       Please join CALTCM and the California Telehealth Policy Coalition for a one-hour webinar focused on key considerations for expediting telehealth implementation during the COVID-19 pandemic, including use cases, example protocols, lessons learned from implementations and recent policy changes. Moderators and speakers to include: Mike Wasserman, President, CALTCM Mike Kurliand, Director of Telehealth, West… Read more »

Bringing Telehealth to Senior Living Communities: A Free Training and Implementation Workshop for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Professionals

The West Health Institute, a non-profit dedicated to lowering healthcare costs to enable seniors to successfully age in place with access to high-quality, affordable health and support services, is hosting a free, interactive workshop that will provide administrators and professionals an opportunity to learn about best practices in bringing telehealth to post-acute and long-term communities… Read more »