Here are eight things you can do starting TODAY to improve your physical well being.
Most people enjoy eating out, at least every once in a while. Whether eating out is a treat for you, or a common occurrence, there are plenty of smart choices you can make without sacrificing your health.
Whole Life Challenge and Well Being From January 20 – March 2, 13 VITAL WorkLife employees participated in the Whole Life Challenge, which focuses on seven daily habits to improve our health and well being: nutrition, exercise, mobility, sleep, hydration, well being and reflection. For six weeks participants followed [...]
Exercise Variation If you’re like most people, you have a type of exercise you love and one you dislike. And, you probably choose to do the exercises you love more than the ones you don’t. This is because we tend to gravitate toward what is natural or easy to us. However, by sticking to the same activities and/or exercises, [...]
You want the physicians in your organization to be healthy, engaged, productive and happy to be working where they are. But a host of factors—including the demands of new technology, increasing patient loads, changing models of compensation and time pressure—are fueling an epidemic of physician burnout. Some studies suggest [...]
Build a Culture of Physician Well Being to Fight Burnout When a physician is experiencing burnout, he or she can become a liability for the healthcare organization as well as an impaired provider of care for their patients. Burned-out physicians may behave capriciously and make medical errors impacting the operation and [...]
Download the second in a series of articles from VITAL WorkLife addressing physician well being solutions at multiple levels, from individual self-care to organizational support for physician well being. In our newest article learn the importance of leadership on physician well being and patient outcomes, factors behind a [...]
Obesity Rates Among Highest in US According the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the United States has some of the highest obesity rates in the world:
Most anyone who has owned a dog knows what it's like to return home and be greeted with unbridled enthusiasm, love and acceptance. Wouldn't it be wonderful to look in the mirror and see ourselves through the eyes of our pet? To remove the filter of our own perspective and to see ourselves with compassion instead of judgement [...]
Tonsillectomy is the third most common surgery performed on children in the United States—but it's actually far less common than it was in the 50s when entire classrooms of students would get their tonsils taken out at school.