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Telehealth brings big advantages for older adults, but new ‘guard rails’ could significantly bolster care

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 7, 2022 – Today’s telemedicine providers are only scratching the surface of what’s possible in providing high-quality healthcare to people who need it most—and especially to older adults who benefit greatly from its accessibility, according to researchers and clinical experts from West Health. The solution, they say, is for telemedicine providers to set the bar higher… Read more »

West Health Names Kelly Quigley and Joshua Lamont to Lead Strategic and Executive Communications

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 26, 2022 – West Health, a family of nonprofit, nonpartisan organizations focused on lowering the cost of healthcare to enable successful aging, has named Kelly Quigley director of communications and Joshua Lamont director of executive communications. “We are thrilled Kelly and Josh have joined West Health to lead communications and advance our mission,” said Tim… Read more »

West Health Statement on the Signing of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

SAN DIEGO, CA – Aug. 16, 2022 – West Health President Timothy A. Lash issued the following statement on the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 signed into law today by President Joe Biden. This landmark legislation will help reduce the cost of prescription drugs, extend subsidies for Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance premiums, combat climate change, and reduce the federal… Read more »

West Health Comments on Senate Action to Advance Prescription Drug Reform

SAN DIEGO, CA – July 6, 2022 – West Health President Timothy A. Lash issued the following statement on news that Senate Democrats have reportedly agreed to advance prescription drug pricing reform and that legislative text has been submitted to the Senate parliamentarian. “West Health applauds Senate Democrats for advancing prescription drug pricing reform through a reconciliation package that… Read more »

West Health Comments on Reports that Senate will Advance Prescription Drug Reform Through Reconciliation

SAN DIEGO, CA – July 1, 2022 – West Health Chief Executive Officer Shelley Lyford issued the following statement on reports that Senate Democrats have reached agreement to move forward on a reconciliation bill that includes major provisions to lower prescription drug prices. “Reports that Senate Democrats will advance a reconciliation bill that includes landmark reforms to lower… Read more »