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Editorial

Mental Wellness Strategies for Employers and Employees in the Workplace

December 26, 2023

Via: Caitlin Simmons

In recent years, we’ve started talking more openly about mental health, especially in the workplace. It’s like this hidden challenge that so many of us face but rarely discuss. The truth is, our mental well-being is just as important as […]


News

Medical groups say prior authorization burdens persisted during pandemic

March 8, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Health plans have been expanding the use of prior authorization as a tool to control costs for several years, to the frustration of physicians. MGMA members put the practice at the top of a list of burdensome issues that include […]


Wellness

Pregnancy stereotypes can lead to workplace accidents

June 29, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

A recent Washington State University study of pregnant women in physically demanding jobs showed that the majority, about 63%, felt this type of “stereotype threat,” the fear of confirming negative assumptions about a group to which they belong. The study, […]


Regulatory

Covid-19 Workplace Precautions Issued By OSHA

April 16, 2020

Via: Forbes

Covid-19 workplace precautions have been issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA does not have authority to inspect and regulate covid-19 and other infectious diseases on job sites except for bloodborne illnesses. The agency says healthcare and […]


News, Wellness

How job strain may impair mental health

May 16, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Mental health problems are more common than we might think. The National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) estimate that 16.2 million people in the United States have experienced major depression at least once in the past year. Depression is considered […]