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ACOEM calls for integrating workplace health with ACO/PCMH concepts
ACOEM suggests that a wide range of current infrastructure resources in the workplace could be leveraged to dramatically extend the impact of PCMH and ACOs
From the ACOEM media release:
In addition to Dr. McLellan, authors of the position statement include Bruce Sherman, MD; Ronald R. Loeppke, MD; Judith McKenzie, MD; Kathryn L. Mueller, MD; Charles M. Yarborough, MD; Paul Grundy, MD; Harris Allen, PhD; and Paul W. Larson, MS. To read the statement in its entirety, visit the link.
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Getting enough sleep could help prevent type 2 diabetesExtending the hours of sleep can improve men use insulin more effectively, thereby reducing the risk of Type 2 diabetes
Study examines impact of workplace, financial stress on health behavioursStudies highlight the negative impact workplace and financial stress can have on health behaviours
Study suggests higher-activity jobs tied to sleep extremesWorkers in jobs that are more physically demanding tend to be either shorter sleepers (fewer than 6 hours a night) or longer sleepers (longer than 9 hours)
Depression indicators predict work disabilty more than disease activity or response to therapyFocus on well-being could keep patients with arthritis in workforce, when a single depression statement identified those patients more likely to request disability pension
Universal paid sick leave reduces spread of fluUniversal access to paid sick days would reduce flu cases in the workplace by nearly 6% and estimated it to be more effective for small, compared to large, workplaces
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