Read the Gary and Mary West Health Institute’s letter supporting key objectives of H.R. 6502, which would allow the provision of defined telehealth services to Medicare beneficiaries at skilled nursing facilities.
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 beneficiaries—most of… Read more »
A September survey by West Health Institute and NORC at the University of Chicago, 39% of voters 65 and older said prescription drug prices should be the single top priority for candidates.
2018 National PACE Association Annual Conference The National PACE Association’s annual conference is the premier educational event for PACE programs nationwide, as well as for those interested in learning more about PACE. The event featured pre-conference workshops, educational sessions, exhibits, and social functions for networking. West Health staff attended and presented at the National PACE Association Annual… Read more »
By Amy Herr and Amy Berman After Phyllis Benning, 66, suffered several strokes that left her unable to walk, she thought she might spend the rest of her life in a nursing home. She was able return to her home—and walk again—with the help of a Chattanooga, Tennessee-based Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE®)… Read more »
The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM), the leading professional organization for physicians, nurse practitioners and other providers of home-based primary care (HBPC), today announced the release of a digital toolkit of educational resources to help payers and providers understand how HBPC significantly improves quality and reduces costs for more than two million seriously ill and home-limited older adults. AAHCM made this announcement at its annual meeting in Chicago, which focused on empowering HBPC professionals to “Drive the Change to Value-Based Care.”
Patient advocate Gail deVore Cites West Health research in opinion about outrageous drug costs
Abstracts deadline extended to July 20th for research in connected health programs Little Rock, AR and San Diego, CA – July 11, 2018 – The 4th Society for Education and the Advancement of Research in Connected Health (SEARCH) Telehealth Research Symposium will take place on October 24th and 25th, 2018 in San… Read more »