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Healthcare IT News: The successes – and pitfalls – of using telehealth for home-based primary care

Although providing services to patients virtually can improve provider efficiency, it’s important to consider individual technological capabilities. By Kat Jercich | June 26, 2020 Home-based primary care allows individuals with chronic conditions – especially older people – to stay in their homes longer, reducing hospitalization rates and improving quality of life. As the COVID-19 crisis… Read more »

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles joins in a collaborative effort with Care Mission USA and the Taiwan Shihlin Electric and Engineering Corporation to donate 20,000 surgical masks to San Diego

On May 14, 2020, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles (TECO-LA), together with Care Mission USA and the Taiwan Shihlin Electric and Engineering Corporation, hosted a ceremony where 20,000 surgical masks were donated to the Gary and Mary West PACE in San Diego, California. Ambassador Abraham Chu, Director-General of TECO-LA; Mr. Joe… Read more »

American Geriatric Society: For Second Time in AGS History, Geriatrics Experts Award High Honor Typically Reserved for Individuals to Visionary Organization: West Health

New York (May 8, 2020)—For only the second time in its near 80-year history, the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) will award one of its highest honors typically reserved for individuals to West Health, a family of nonprofit organizations dedicated to lowering healthcare costs to enable older adults to successfully age in place. West Health will… Read more »