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West Health convenes national summit calling for bold action to lower the cost of healthcare in America

Atul Gawande, Steve Forbes, Mark McClellan, Andy Slavitt and Sanjay Gupta join others to chart path forward on making healthcare more affordable WASHINGTON, DC – Feb. 12, 2018 – West Health, a family of nonpartisan, nonprofit organizations focused on healthcare research, policy and philanthropy, has added business leader Steve Forbes, CNN’s Sanjay Gupta, MD; Kaiser… Read more »

West Health: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act May Put Vulnerable Seniors at Risk

SAN DIEGO AND WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 6, 2017 – Dedicated to enabling seniors to successfully age in place with access to high-quality, affordable health and support services, West Health has concerns about the proposed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act unveiled last week by House Republicans. “While we believe tax reform is needed, both the… Read more »

Four National Medical Societies and Nine Leading Health Systems Collaborate to Improve Geriatric Emergency Care

      Initiative promoting innovation and shared learnings supported by $3 million grant from The John A. Hartford Foundation and Gary and Mary West Health Institute Sept. 13, 2017 — Four national medical societies and nine leading health systems announced today they have established a new national geriatric emergency department collaborative (GEDC) to help… Read more »