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Employers Need to Rejig Mental Health Assistance

Mental health issues in the workplace contribute largely to the rates of absenteeism, presenteeism, and also increase healthcare spendings. The onus, therefore, is on employers to step up mental health initiatives in the workplace. Some recommendations include as simple as checking in regularly with workers about their mental wellbeing, increasing access to mental health srrvices and resources and emphasizing mental health as a priority for the company

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Supporting Employee Wellbeing in the New Normal of Remote Work

People who work from home may not have as much fear of contagion but may be overwhelmed by the stress that comes from remote work. Such employees may have to grapple with maintaining work-life balance amid home-related activities. Working from home may blur the boundaries between work and family responsibilities, as employees struggle with more household chores and caregiving duties, including home-schooling and childcare. This hassle puts additional strain on workers’ wellbeing and productivity.

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The Pandemic is Chaning Employee Benefits

Employees around the world have described 2020 as the most stressful in their careers. The coronavirus pandemic has amplified financial stress from pay cuts, furloughs, job losses, as well as mental and physical strain from COVID-19 symptoms and death of loved ones from the infection. As countries slowly begin to ease these restrictions and people get back to the job market, one thing is clear: employees have placed a higher value on workplace benefits that address these challenges

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Ways to Boost Employee Mental Health

Employee mental health and wellbeing had been left on the back burner in the corporate world for decades. But in the wake of the pandemic and the stress that came with it, business leaders are beginning to understand how crucial it is to employee productivity and business success

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Finding a New Sense of Purpose in How We Do Business

It has alwsys been held that the central goal of business is to maximize shareholder value, and economists had believed that a commitment to this goal would ensure a business and the society prospers. But examining workplace cultures centered on this goal shows that this narrative is unfit for the twenty-first century world. As a result, the Economist described the 'biggest idea in business' as one that recognizes its responsibilities to an array of stakeholders, from employees, suppliers, and customers, such that the business focuses on adding value to them

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Telehealth Reform Will Expand Access to Healthcare Post-COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has driven massive digital revolution in healthcare. This trend will continue to expand ito the post-pandemic era, potentially shifting the paradigms of healthcare in the futureHealthcare sellers have rapidly adopted telehealth solutions to meet pent-up demand for care as healthcare systems and providers battled with the pandemic. This rapid digitization of healthcare will progress into the post-pandemic era, potentially shifting the paradigms of healthcare delivery in the future

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Oe Call Announces Business Transformation, Affirms Commitment to Quality Care Coordination

One Call has revamped its business strategy in response to the pandemic, creating solutions and enhacing processes to move people through their care journeys more efficiently than before

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It's Time for Business Leaders to Rethink Mental Health

Data shows that mental illness is becoming a pandemic, with the coronavirus crisis increasing the burden of mental health challenges. Now more than ever, business leaders need to play a close attention to their wlelness offerings and pivot these strategies to better address mental health problems

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How the Johns Hopkin's COVID-19 Website Grew to Become a Global Content Hub in Months

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine developed a strategy to provide fast access to accurate content in a world that was slowly being plagued by disinformation and conspiracy theories. What started as a news platform to provide information about COVID-19 became a global hub that offers healthcare solutions across the world

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Wellbeing is Integral to Rebuilding the Economy

Now that employees are returning to work from prolonged lockdowns and restrictions, one thing is clear on their minds: they have placed a premium on their health and wellbeing, and they expect employers to do the same too

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16 Most Popular Employee Benefits

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our approach to work vis-à-vis our wellbeing. In the new normal of work, employees would love to see more financial benefits and wellness offerings from their employees

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Workplace Lessons Learned During the Pandemic

How has the coronavirus pandemic changed your workplace? In more ways than one, the pandemic has spurred paradigm shifts in workplace culture: business leaders are now remodeling workplace technology, structure, and design to fit the demands of the 'new normal'

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COVID-19 Squeeze on US Adults Tightens

The impact of COVID-19 on US adults intensifies

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Why Younger People Aren't Impressed with Wellness Programs

One-size-fits-all wellness strategies are ineffective at meeting the unique needs and concerns of a diverse workforce. Consequently, to effectively promote employee health and wellbeing, business leaders need to tailor wellness initiatives to address the individual health concerns of the diverse workforce demographics

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Why Employee Wellbeing Should Create the Next Normal

Why employee wellbeing should create the next normal

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Biden Expands ObamaCare by Cutting Health Insurance Costs

President Joe Biden pledged Tuesday that his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill would focus on building on the promise of the Affordable Care Act, allowing people who buy health policies to pay little or nothing out of pocket

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The $575 Billion Cost Of Failing To Invest In Your Team’s Wellbeing

The events of 2020 ended the illusion that we can separate our wellbeing (physical, mental, and spiritual) from our work. Between a global pandemic and the related shift in how and where we work, study, and live, there is no longer any question that our holistic wellness is a prerequisite for any action. This has been an awakening for us as humans, but particularly for leaders who have so much influence over their team’s wellbeing.

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Bank of America SVP Oxrider on Workplace Emotional Wellness

Bank of America SVP Oxrider on Workplace Emotional Wellness

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