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MARCH 27, 2010
The Increasing Call for Work-Life Balance

The economic downturn has placed tremendous pressure on employees over their long-term job security. Employees are responding by seeking out employers that offer a better work-life balance, and research shows they work harder for those that do.

In the current economic environment, work-life balance now ranks as one of the most important workplace attributes—second only to compensation, according to research conducted by the Corporate Executive Board among more than 50,000 global workers. And employees who feel they have a better work-life balance tend to work 21% harder than those that don't.

Read more at BusinessWeek.com

MARCH 26, 2010
Work-life balance: Ways to restore harmony and reduce stress

Finding work-life balance in today's frenetically paced world is no simple task.

Spend more time at work than at home, and you miss out on a rewarding personal life. Then again, when you face challenges in your personal life, such as caring for an aging parent or coping with marital problems, concentrating on your job can be difficult.

Read more at MayoClinic.com

MARCH 22, 2010
Top Hospitals Have 29% Lower Mortality, Improving Faster: Annual HealthGrades Study

GOLDEN, CO - Hospitals rated in the top 5% in the nation by HealthGrades have a 29% lower risk-adjusted mortality rate and are improving their clinical quality at a faster pace than other hospitals, according to a new study issued today by HealthGrades, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization. Hospitals rated in the top 5% can be found at www.healthgrades.com.

In addition to having lower risk-adjusted mortality rates, hospitals in the top 5% - designated Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical ExcellenceTM by HealthGrades - also had risk-adjusted complication rates that were 9% lower than all other hospitals.

Read more at FierceHealthcare.com

 

 

March 27, 2010
The Increasing Call for Work-Life Balance

March 26, 2010
Work-life balance: Ways to restore harmony and reduce stress

March 22, 2010
Top Hospitals have 29% Lower Mortality, Improving Faster: Annual HealthGrades Study