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.
6 ways a health system attacks stress during the COVID-19 crisis
ChristianaCare—a leading health system based in Delaware—has implemented additional wellness steps to build upon their commitment to well-being. Check out the recent AMA article featuring the specific system-level changes that have been made based off of the JAMA article "Understanding and Addressing Sources of Anxiety Among Health Care Professionals During the COVID-19 Pandemic."
The cost of work stress and how to reduce it
The Well-Being Index team recently watched a TED Talk featuring Rob Cooke, a wellness advocate and relationship manager who has investigated the cost of work-related stress both in our personal lives and the global economy. In the impactful presentation, Cooke explains how many tend to think about stress as a consequence, whereas he sees it as a culture. Learn more about what he says should be done to improve that culture and the economic impact of reducing stress levels.
Meaningful discounts for healthcare workers
Due to the exceedingly challenging circumstances healthcare workers have been thrust into during the COVID-19 pandemic, many brands are offering discounted products or services to help support those who are on the front lines fighting to keep us all safe. We've compiled a list of some of the most prominent discounts that may be useful to healthcare providers, first responders, and other essential workers, including discounted mental health tools, transportation and accommodations, and apparel.
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