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NBC San Diego: Price Checking Prescription Drug Costs

NBC 7 Responds looks for savings at local popular pharmacies By Dorian Hargrove, Consumer Bob and Tom Jones Published Feb 20, 2019 WATCH VIDEO Americans are paying more than ever for prescription drugs. According to a new report, in 2017, the average retail cost for a prescription drug in America increased by 8.4 percent that year alone. With more than… Read more »

The Sacramento Bee: A governor ‘who’s leaning in:’ What they’re saying about Newsom’s State of the State

BY MADDY ASHMUN mashmun@sacbee.com Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins, D-San Diego: “The governor spoke some hard truths. He set audacious goals, and he’s assembling a formidable team to achieve them. We will need new ways of looking at old problems, and unprecedented collaboration to meet the challenges ahead. I’m eager to get to work.”… Read more »

West Health Policy Center

The Gary and Mary West Health Policy Center is dedicated to lowering the cost of healthcare to enable seniors to successfully age in place.

National Academy of Sciences

Founded in 1970 as the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) is one of three academies that make up the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the National Academies) in the United States. Operating under the 1863 Congressional charter of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academies are private, nonprofit institutions that work outside of government to provide objective advice on matters of science, technology, and health. The mission of the NAM is to improve health for all by advancing science, accelerating health equity, and providing independent, authoritative, and trusted advice nationally and globally.

The NAM is currently working to produce a Global Roadmap for Healthy Longevity which will be a comprehensive report assessing the challenges presented by global aging and demonstrating through evidence-based recommendations how these challenges can be translated into opportunities for societies globally.

Telehealth Post-acute and Long-term Care Guide

West Health brought together the most knowledgeable experts and organizations to create this first-of-its-kind telehealth implementation manual for post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) settings. In the following pages, you will find the information you need to successfully implement a telehealth program, including advice from experts. This practical guide covers a range of topics in detail… Read more »

PACE 2.0: Expanding the Reach of a Proven Integrated Care Model for Older Adults

Overview:   Our nation is challenged to provide appropriate and comprehensive healthcare for older Americans, whose ranks are growing daily. Access to high-quality, coordinated health and support services can help them successfully age in place. The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE®) is the gold standard of person-centered, integrated care that enables Medicare… Read more »

San Diego Regional Economic Development Foundation

Funding to the San Diego Regional Economic Development Foundation supports the work of the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation (EDC) in its development of San Diego: Life. Changing., a brand campaign aimed to increase the region’s economic vitality by attracting and retaining STEAM talent and investment to the region. San Diego: Life. Changing. is communicating San Diego’s unique position in the global market, lifestyle offerings, and highlights the research achievements of the region and San Diego as a hub for successful aging research.

University of Rochester

The University of Rochester, in collaboration with West Health, is hosting the 5th annual d.health Summit, a national forum for health and technology leaders, entrepreneurs, senior care advocates and policymakers to exchange ideas, create new relationships, and foster disruptive technological and process innovations to improve the lives of the nation’s aging population.

National Academy of Sciences

Founded in 1970 as the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) is one of three academies that make up the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the National Academies) in the United States. Operating under the 1863 Congressional charter of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academies are private, nonprofit institutions that work outside of government to provide objective advice on matters of science, technology, and health. The mission of the NAM is to improve health for all by advancing science, accelerating health equity, and providing independent, authoritative, and trusted advice nationally and globally.

The NAM is currently working to produce a Global Roadmap for Healthy Longevity which will be a comprehensive report assessing the challenges presented by global aging and demonstrating through evidence-based recommendations how these challenges can be translated into opportunities for societies globally.