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Health and Well-Being Trends to Watch in 2023
Employers in 2023 will face above-average increases in healthcare costs, driven in part by pent-up demand for medical services.
WHO trains health workers to provide quality care for gender-based violence survivors in Ukraine
WHO is strengthening Ukraine’s response to sexual and gender-based violence (GBV) by building the capacity of healthcare workers and healthcare facilities to provide survivor-centered care. Click here to know more.
PRIORITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR NONPROFITS IN THE SECOND QUARTER OF 2022
The second quarter of 2022 began much the same way as the first, with a new wave of COVID-19. However, no governments have signaled an intention to re-introduce the kind of public health measures that were taken during past waves, which suggests we have entered a new era of pandemic management. Learn what the priorities and challenges are for nonprofits in the second quarter of the year.
The state of the CHRO: How to capitalize on the post-COVID HR momentum
Most CHROs are currently facing the unique predicament of having to manage their own unprecedented stressors while also piloting initiatives to help colleagues through these turbulent times. How can CHROs bypass these difficulties and ensure their newfound influence remains sustainable? Here are three essentials for HR leaders to keep in mind as businesses continue to navigate their way through our present age of uncertainty.
Benefits Managers Can Help Health Coaching Find Its Niche
Health coaches can support people who are living with chronic conditions such as diabetes or heart disease, health experts say, by helping them to follow prescribed drug regimens, eat well and get appropriate exercise. Their real value, however, may be in acting as intermediaries with employees’ health care providers. Read on to know more.
How to Best Support Employee Health and Well-being in 2021 and Beyond
Over one year into the pandemic, nearly everything about the workforce has changed — from when and where we work to how employees interact with each other and clients. How employers have adapted their benefits design and their employee well-being and support strategies have also been affected. It has become increasingly clear that this crisis has accelerated significant shifts in many dimensions of our life and work. Read on to know more.
Mental health stigma in the workplace
Employers and managers play an important role in helping to reduce mental health stigma, which is a key challenge facing many workplaces. Mental health stigma is the negative view or attitude towards people struggling with their mental health, including those living with a mental health condition, such as anxiety or depression. Read on to know more.
Every employee has their own work style, every generation has its own general set of workforce needs, motivations, challenges, and goals, making implementing an employee wellness program a challenge. As employers account for multigenerational diversity in their wellness program, they must consider these five factors. Read on to know more.
Why Healthcare HR Managers Can’t Afford to Put Off their Digital Transformation Initiatives
The impact of technology on HR holds serious implications for the healthcare organization at large. The reason for this is the fact that competition for talent, especially within the healthcare sector, is challenging many organizations to heighten their efforts to attract and retain high-performing employees. What exactly is pushing forward the importance of digital transformation initiatives within the current moment in time? Read on to know more.
The Evolution of HR in the Healthcare Industry
It is important that hospitals hire and retain employees who fully understand the critical role of patient-centric care. Click here to know the three major ways to accomplish this.
Do employee wellness programs actually work?
Researchers reported that about 10% of companies had wellness programs that addressed topics such as exercise, nutrition, and stress. Comparing employees with and without wellness programs in their organization, there are significantly higher rates of self-reported exercise and weight management efforts. However, the question remains. Do employee wellness programs actually work? Read here to find out more.
COVID-19 Fears May Be Causing People To Ignore Medical Emergencies
There seems to be an alarming trend this COVID-19 crisis. Hospital visits for serious medical emergencies are way down. Is fear of the coronavirus causing ER avoidance? Listen to this podcast (with transcription) as health reporters, Will Stone and Elly Yu talked about the growing sense that patients are scared to come into the hospital for help due to the pandemic.
Take ‘all appropriate public health measures’ to protect detainees from coronavirus, UN urges
“We emphasize the need to minimize the occurrence of the disease in these settings and to guarantee that adequate preventive measures are in place to ensure a gender-responsive approach and preventing large outbreaks of COVID-19″ – Chiefs of UN agencies highlighted the heightened vulnerability of detainees and other people in confinement to COVID-19.
ILO to release latest analysis of impact of COVID-19
The International Labour Organization (ILO) will release the latest projections of the impact that the COVID-19 outbreak is having on workers and businesses worldwide. Read on to know more.
Almost 25 million jobs could be lost worldwide as a result of COVID-19, says ILO
An initial assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on the global world of work says the effects will be far-reaching, pushing millions of people into unemployment, underemployment and working poverty, and proposes measures for a decisive, co-ordinated and immediate response. Read on to know more.
Best practices emerging for protecting healthcare workers from coronavirus
Healthcare workers on the front lines are at risk of exposure due to the nature of their jobs. As healthcare workers come to terms with the nature of the COVID-19 and its spread, best practices are starting to emerge. Here are a number of best practices, which aim to contain the coronavirus’ spread.
Big Challenges Facing HR Professionals in the Healthcare Industry
Have you heard that one of the most pressing human resource issues in healthcare involves recruiting? Based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ projection, there’s a need for an additional 203,700 new RNs each year through 2026 to fill newly created positions and to replace retiring nurses. Furthermore, by 2022, it’s estimated that there will be a total of 1.2 million vacancies for nursing positions. Here are the four biggest challenges faced by HR professionals, and what they can do about them.
The coronavirus outbreak—now officially called COVID19, according to the World Health Organization
At this moment, what is one thing that’s soaring in China? Inflation. See how Coronavirus, officially called COVID19, wreaks havoc on Chinese food producers, sending inflation soaring.