1. Retaining Top Employees More Difficult

    Employers need to work harder to retain top employees as the labor market tightens, says the Society of Human Resource Management. Since 2012 it has become more difficult to retain employees at all levels of an organization. The cost of replacing highly skilled staff prompts more employers to look f…Read More

  2. Reduce Workplace Stress, Boost Morale and Productivity

    Sixty percent of workers say work-related pressure has increased in the last five years, according to new research from the staffing firm Accountemps. Millennials top this super-stressed list with 64 percent saying they’re overwhelmed at work, compared with 59 percent of 35 to 54 year-olds, and on…Read More

  3. From Triple to Quadruple Aim

    The Triple Aim—enhancing patient experience, improving population health, and reducing costs—is widely accepted as a guide to optimize health system performance. At the same time, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare workers report widespread burnout and dissatisfaction. Burnout is associate…Read More

  4. Emotional Stress Predicts Heart Attacks

    A new medical study explains why there is a direct correlation between stress and heart attacks. Scientists discovered that increased brain activity in the area of emotional processing (the amygdala) directly increases the risk of cardiovascular events. Overwhelming emotions and traumatic memories l…Read More

  5. Only One in Six Parents Think Their Kids’ Diets Are Nutritious

    Even though most American parents believe good nutrition is important for their children, only one-third think they're doing a good job teaching their kids healthy eating habits. A poll of more than 1,700 parents with children aged 4 to 18 discovered that half of the respondents believe their childr…Read More