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Delirium in the Older Emergency Department Patient (ED-DEL) Change Package and Toolkit

This Change Package and Toolkit were created by Dr. Inouye and staff at the Marcus Institute of Aging Research and the Hospital Elder Life Program, with assistance from the Gary and Mary West Health Institute, as part of a research project to improve delirium recognition, prevention, and management in the ED setting and to pilot test the Change Package and Toolkit in three EDs.

Malnutrition Resources Toolkit

This toolkit was developed by West Health and the University of North Carolina to support ED staff in screening senior patients for food insecurity.

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 »

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 »