The looming physician shortage, coupled with expanded health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, an aging population and other pressures on the U.S. healthcare system are driving some occupational medicine providers to reposition themselves to take on primary care.
With the election behind us, the Obama administration has introduced Affordable Care Act provisions intended to motivate employers and employees to partake in workplace wellness programs.
The November election brought yet another twist in our nation’s roller-coaster ride with marijuana.
Rhode Island may be diminutive geographically speaking, but it is mighty when it comes to trying to protect healthcare workers and patients from the flu.
Sleep was added as a new topic to Healthy People 2020, the federal government’s third-generation treatise on improving the health of all Americans. Why? As a society, we simply don’t get enough of it.
Work-related stress can kill.
Fall flu vaccination campaigns are already in full swing in communities and at workplaces around the country.
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The Affordable Care Act debate reminds me of arguments in favor of and opposed to the coordination of occupational health and safety (OH&S) protections with worksite health promotion programs.
The longer we live, the more important quality of life becomes to us.