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.
Mental health care and COVID-19: concerning trends
A recent article published in MedCity News explores the impact of the pandemic on individuals who already were experiencing behavioral health conditions. In analyzing claims made during the COVID-19 pandemic, experts have identified declines in the use of behavioral health care services along with other 'concerning trends.'
The article also mentions how COVID-era solutions such as increased telehealth capabilities may be more effective in behavioral health treatment than previous methods, as "accessing care virtually may reduce the perceived stigma associated with behavioral health services." Read the full article to learn more.
Wellness experts from around the world come together to share insights on protecting healthcare workers
The Champions of Wellness Virtual Summit 2020, presented by the Well-Being Index, begins tomorrow! The Champions of Wellness team has gathered wellness experts and healthcare executives from around the world who have led the way to well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic. This 2-day virtual event is packed with valuable insights on employee mental health, as well as actionable tactics that you can implement right away with your team.
Registration closes tomorrow morning at 8:00am CDT, so be sure to reserve your spot today to join us live this Thursday and Friday and receive video recordings of the valuable presentations following the virtual summit.
New Well-Being Index website is now live!
The updated Well-Being Index website has launched, featuring brand new content to help you understand how and why hundreds of organizations around the world are using the tool to help protect the mental health and well-being of medical staff.
Visit mywellbeingindex.org to explore the Well-Being Index history and development, the 7-step path to well-being, testimonials from healthcare leaders, and much more. For those who are unfamiliar with our tool and how it helps organizations Go Beyond Burnout, this new site is an incredible resource. Take the demo walkthrough to experience the Well-Being Index for yourself, browse through frequently asked questions, or set up a meeting to speak with a Well-Being Index Expert. We are here to help you measure and support the well-being of your staff!
Make sure to look for next week's Well-Being Weekly update to stay on top of everything happening in the world of wellness. Follow the Well-Being Index on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn for even more content and resources surrounding clinician well-being and mental health!