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Photo credit   As it is not avoidable to have night shifts in various industries such as healthcare, one of the most issues one has to deal with on working night shifts is keeping a healthier lifestyle. Most people rely on sugar and caffeine to stay awake but this will eventually take a toll on your health and have been proven to have negative effects especially if taken on a regular and large amount. In an article last...
Photo credit   Prior to the pandemic, only a handful percent of the workforce were doing remote jobs. However, when the pandemic hit the vast majority of the world, employees were obliged to work off site due to the rising cases of Covid and several imposed government restrictions. Since then, almost everyone got a chance to see the benefits of working from home.  According to this blog theladders.com , here are the 10...
Photo credit   In the past years, many Americans have been experiencing hardships in healthcare. According to PhRMA's third Patient Experience Survey, healthcare availability is not the only hurdle that patients are experiencing. Patients also have crucial problems about the frustration and confusion on how to use their coverage. Administrative hurdles and other barriers that health insurers and Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM)...
Photo credit   Leaders are needed everywhere. May it be in school, a company, an institution or even in the government, good leaders are needed. A good leader is always on top of things in his or her area and this makes work easier and more enjoyable. Nowadays, many companies are always having seminars for their employees on how to become good leaders. Why is leadership training needed in an organization? These training helps...
Photo credit   Resignations have been very rampant across all workspace around the globe. When every closed done when pandemic started, job security was one of the key issues as there have been lay-offs and manpower cut in most organization to address losses in sales and profit. However, when organizations have started to wake up from slumber during pandemic, the opportunities for work have also flooded. It is important to not...
Photo credit   In the past, people used to go to the doctor for a check-up only if they felt sick. Nowadays, it is advised to have a regular routine check-up to keep our bodies healthy and prevent any possible sickness that may occur to us.  Because of the technology that we have today, there are tests that can determine possible sickness that may come with what the results may uncover. That is why most people today...
Photo Credit   The Forbes just reported which among organizations in the USA are considered best employers. Although opinion may vary per employee to employee but this study done by Forbes in partnership with market research group Statista came out with majority of employees response including how a company is perceived in different parts of the nation. They surveyed 70,000 Americans employed by business with at least 500...
Photo credit   After two years of our battle with Covid-19 and various health issues. One of the many reforms each organization has considered is really uplifting the perks and benefits of their employees. Top of mind in that aspect is really the Health and Wellness program, which can include HMO coverage expansion, additional time off days and many more. Companies tend to this now as one of the retention strategies to ensure...
Photo credit   In previous blog we highlight on the increase of snacking among Americans for the past years and we highly encourage everyone to watch what they eat. To follow up on the topic, we read that ultra-processed foods, which probably what the most people are snacking, are linked to serious health related risks. According to Marion Nestle, the Paulette Goddard professor emerita of nutrition, food studies and public health...
Photo credit   The pandemic just thought us to be more vigilant about our health and have forced us to impose a lot of protocols such as constant disinfection, wearing masks and face shields, as well as, being very cautious when we are around senior or people with comorbidities. However, in one aspect study shown that during pandemic people have been less conscious on eating healthy. According to Euromonitor International, it...
Photo credit   When the Covid-19 pandemic started, it reminded us how we all depended on our nurses. From the first day of the pandemic and until now, we still depend on them.  Our nation's 4.3 million registered nurses work on every aspect of health care and are very crucial in delivering care, evolving health care systems locally and nationally. But, because of the pandemic nursing shortages are already rampant in our...
Photo credit   Two years of pandemic means two years of isolation or less exposure to the community. During the pandemic, we went out and observe all the recommended health guidelines to keep ourselves from getting the Covid-19 virus. Now, the school is opening up to face-to-face setup and work is gaining momentum of having workers onsite - it is time to prepare on how are immunity will be challenged as we start socializing more...