Well-Being Weekly | Week of August 17th, 2020

Explore the latest research, news, and developments in the world of wellness in this installment of the Well-Being Weekly. Get caught up on this week's biggest stories surrounding mental health and well-being in the healthcare industry, provided by Well-Being Index experts Patrick McNally and Sunny Prabhakar. 

Amazon launches first neighborhood health center

In an effort to support their employees and provide quality care which is not easily accessible to many, Seattle-based Amazon has launched its first neighborhood health center in DFW. According to an article recently published in D Magazine, the tech company is partnering with Crossover Health to offer a variety of primary care services including behavioral health and health coaching to Amazon employees at fulfillment centers in Coppell and Haslet and other sites near Dallas, Garland, and Fort Worth.

Amazon has long been a model for pioneering employee well-being practices and aims to continue prioritizing staff through this most recent initiative. "The launch of these new Neighborhood Health Centers will provide a range of quality primary care services for employees across the country – further strengthening Amazon’s industry-leading benefits program, which provides comprehensive healthcare for employees starting on day one of employment,” said Amazon's Vice President of Human Resources Darcie Henry.

How CommonSpirit Health is using the Well-Being Index during COVID-19

Dr. Keith Frey, Chief Medical Officer of CommonSpirit Arizona Division, was recently interviewed on the High Impact Physician Podcast hosted by Sandy Scott of Sandy Scott Consulting Group. In the interview, Dr. Frey discussed how the leading national health system which serves 21 states implemented the Well-Being Index to support their staff at the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak.

"We decided in the month of May that the pandemic is not going away, and we really have to roll out something quickly to monitor the overall health, or lack thereof, of our workforce. That has been very useful," Said Dr. Frey. "We’re beginning to see some of the hot spots that we can begin to address." Listen to the full podcast to learn how they have used the Well-Being Index with other initiatives during COVID-19.

Champions of Wellness Virtual Summit 2020 

You're invited to join us on October 8th and 9th for the Champions of Wellness Virtual Summit 2020! The digital event, presented by the Well-Being Index, will feature the world's foremost wellness experts and will focus on giving leaders like you the skills and strategies needed to maximize well-being during COVID-19 and beyond. 

For a limited-time only, you can register to attend the virtual summit for free with the early bird pricing discount! Hear from well-being experts such as Dr. Lotte Dyrbye of Mayo Clinic's Physician Well-Being Program, Henry Ford Health System's Director of Physician Wellness Dr. Lisa MacLean, and CMO of CommonSpirit Health Arizona Division Dr. Keith Frey. Take advantage of this impactful event and reserve your free spot now while they are still available. 

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