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National Aging and Policy Summit at AiA18

We’re unveiling a national survey with NORC at the University of Chicago that explores healthcare costs, coverage and perceptions of the healthcare system, and how we can apply the learnings to improve the policies and programs in support of successful aging. We’re also exploring the high cost of healthcare and what it means for the November… Read more »

Improving the Value of Acute and Emergency Care: Frontline Innovation

Get a head start on your ACEP17 educational experience with this special session from ACEP and Urgent Matters. With an increasing push to value-based care and increasing quality measurements, innovations in acute and emergency care are increasingly necessary and organizations have started to realize the central role of EDs in value-based care. In this session,… Read more »

2017 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society

Researchers from the West Health Institute have four posters on display at the 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society, representing our latest findings on how healthcare delivery and social services can be improved to enable seniors around the country to age successfully. Covering issues like reducing 30-day return Emergency Department visits for… Read more »

Health Affairs Forum: Oral Health in California

Health Affairs is taking its health policy programming to Sacramento for a May 17 event examining the current landscape of oral health in the state.  The program will highlight key articles from its oral health issue, with particular focus on the oral health safety net for California’s older adults. The free forum will take place… Read more »

Health Evolution Summit: Outlook Workgroup on Connected Health for Seniors

Each year,  the Health Evolution Summit convenes 600 of the most prominent business leaders in health for three days of discussion and debate on the critical issues facing the industry. The invitation-only gathering brings together top healthcare CEOs, senior-executive innovators, investors, policy makers and thought leaders across healthcare services, health IT, and life science to… Read more »

d.health Summit 2017

Explore the challenges and opportunities that increased longevity poses – and form new partnerships that will drive disruptive and lasting change