Category: Wellness

Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental health goes far beyond treating mental illness. In fact, an employee’s mental health includes their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, as well as their emotional and social well-being. Additionally, an employee’s mental wellbeing is dynamic, meaning it is influenced by factors such as their workload, stress, and work-life balance. As such, Employers must consider various

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8 Steps to Improve Worksite Safety

Focusing on health and worksite safety is a win-win for both employees and employers. With the right procedures and steps put into place, organizations can reduce their worksite accidents significantly and go years at a time without an incident. Small steps can lead a to big improvement in worksite safety. So how do you start

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Upcoming Webinars

There are no upcoming webinars scheduled at this time. Latest Webinar Replays Topic: The Post-Election Healthcare LandscapePresented on: Thursday, November 19th – 11am Click here for video replay What’s next for healthcare policy in 2021 and beyond? Join us as Roberta Rifkin, SVP Government Affairs and Strategic Partnerships at Independent Health, discusses the future of

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Expressing Gratitude With a Handwritten Note

In such uncertain times, it is important to take care of your own wellbeing. Studies show that regularly expressing gratitude can positively impact a person’s physical and emotional wellbeing. This is because expressing gratitude releases dopamine in the brain—a chemical that boosts mood, optimism and memory. Expressing gratitude can be beneficial in the workplace, as

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Staying Safe & Well Among COVID-19

While there are still many uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 virus, there are simple steps that we can take to keep both our workplace and our families safe and well. Keeping your workplace safe To protect your team and keep your business up and running, there are a few key steps to encourage employees to take:

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Walsh Duffield Achieves Gold Recognition for Worksite Wellness

Scientific, evidenced-based instrument rates, recognizes workplace health programs and workforce heart health. The results of the American Heart Association 2019 Workplace Health Achievement Index were announced today and Walsh Duffield achieved Gold level recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace. Our Commitment to Employee Wellbeing Walsh Duffield is

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Sarah Ray Honored Nationally as one of WELCOA’s Top 25 Health Professionals

Walsh Duffield is pleased to share that our Wellness Coordinator, Sarah Ray has been named as one of the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA)’s Top 25 Health Promotion Professionals. Sarah placed 4th among many national applicants.   In order to qualify for this national recognition, nominees are ranked by their professional development, demonstrated success, leadership,

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Emotional Intelligence: Building a Positive Work Culture

There are many employee interactions occurring in the workplace every day, and it is important that they are both productive and positive. Having employees that are resilient, adaptable and able to deal with emotions in a positive way not only leads to a healthier, happier workforce but also one that is more successful as an

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How Wellness Programs Can Prevent Workers Comp Claims

One of the principal cost drivers of workers’ compensation claims are medical expenses for the treatment of job-related injuries and illnesses. Important indicators of how some claims become high dollar expenses are claims with a comorbidity diagnosis (multiple medical conditions or ailments) which, studies show, are likely to generate twice the cost of other claims.

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