Simple Digital Technologies Can Reduce Health Care Costs

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Digital therapeutics are being increasingly validated in clinical trials published in peer-reviewed medical journals and are available or are being developed for most chronic diseases. Look for providers that can back up their claims with support from unbiased national medical organizations and studies published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Training programs, pilots, or short-term trials may be available.

How to Design a Corporate Wellness Plan That Actually Works

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To us, it’s similar to asking whether reviews, training programs, employee assistance services, or other company initiatives are effective for both worker performance and the bottom line. But providing feedback reports that remind employees that smoking, not exercising, or being overweight is unhealthy does not motivate change unless workers are given the tools and resources to actually change and track their behaviors. Introducing short-term campaigns.

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Most Work Conflicts Aren’t Due to Personality

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Most of us are, by nature, “cognitive misers,” a term coined by social psychologists Susan Fiske and Shelley Taylor to describe how people have a tendency to preserve cognitive resources and allocate them only to high-priority matters. And the limited supply of cognitive resources we all have is spread ever-thinner as demands on our time and attention increase. Conflict happens everywhere, including in the workplace.