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West Health’s mission is to lower healthcare costs to enable seniors to successfully age in place with access to high-quality, affordable health and support services that preserve and protect their dignity, quality of life and independence. Through applied medical research, policy, advocacy and outcomes-based funding, we focus on studying, developing, and advancing scalable, sustainable, and… Read more »

New Strategic Roadmaps Outline Next Phase for Value-Based Payment Reform in U.S. Healthcare

The Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and West Health collaborated on two strategic roadmaps for advancing value-based payment (VBP) reform in the U.S. healthcare system. These roadmaps—one with a national focus and the other with a state focus—provide recommendations to policymakers and stakeholders on implementing VBP models through improved patient engagement, alignment of payment reforms… Read more »

Federal Government Awards $354M to Civica Rx and Partners to Expand Generic Drug Manufacturing and Create Nation’s First Stockpile of Key Drug Ingredients

May 19, 2020 This week the West Health family of organizations hit another major milestone! I’m very excited to announce that Civica Rx, the nonprofit generic drug manufacturer created in 2018 by seven leading health systems and three national foundations including the Gary and Mary West Foundation, is now part of a new and historic… 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 »