In 2016, GNYHA entered into a collaboration with the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare to promote and support the Schwartz Center’s mission. Founded over 20 years ago by Ken Schwartz, the Schwartz Center promotes compassionate patient care by supporting healing relationships through its signature Schwartz Center Rounds™ conducted by and for health care staff. Forty-seven GNYHA members have implemented the Schwartz Rounds, including 18 institutions that became Schwartz Center members as a result of the GNYHA-Schwartz Center collaboration.
GNYHA is pleased to share the attached Workers’ Compensation Toolkit, which incorporates material from several GNYHA programs on employee-centered workers’ compensation programs, with additional supportive materials and resources. The toolkit also includes several member-developed tools that have been formatted as templates for adaption to your specific institution. GNYHA thanks the members who presented at our…
The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) will host a series of Paid Family Leave informational webinars for health care providers. The webinars will provide an overview of the benefit, review the role of health care providers in medical certification (including who can certify leave and which conditions qualify), and address providers’ top questions….
At GNYHA’s May 22 Wellness Workgroup meeting, participants discussed traditional employee wellness offerings, including employee injury prevention programs and growing trends in Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs). Warner Hudson, MD, Immediate Past Medical Director of Occupational and Employee Health at the UCLA Health System and Campus, discussed WorkStrong, which was developed at UCLA under his leadership….