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A People-Centered Approach to Healthcare Delivery at the Well Living Lab

Well Living Lab Executive Director Barbara Spurrier speaks about healthcare innovation, the WLL research framework and current studies on healthy living, aging and working.
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Innovating Healthcare Delivery: A People-Centered Approach A Q & A with Well Living Lab Executive Director, Barbara Spurrier, M.H.A.

In this Q & A, WLL Executive Director Barbara Spurrier, M.H.A., speaks healthcare innovation, the WLL research framework and the current focus on healthy living, healthy aging and healthy working. Founded as a Delos and Mayo Clinic collaboration, the Well Living Lab (WLL) is the only lab of its kind that uses exclusively human-centered research to study the impact of the built environment on our health and well-being. Located in Rochester, MN, this sensor-rich, reconfigurable, real-world simulated environment enables scientists to identify correlations and practical applications that can provide long-term health and wellness benefits.

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Innovating Healthcare Delivery: A People-Centered Approach A Q & A with Well Living Lab Executive Director, Barbara Spurrier, M.H.A.

In this Q & A, WLL Executive Director Barbara Spurrier, M.H.A., speaks healthcare innovation, the WLL research framework and the current focus on healthy living, healthy aging and healthy working. Founded as a Delos and Mayo Clinic collaboration, the Well Living Lab (WLL) is the only lab of its kind that uses exclusively human-centered research to study the impact of the built environment on our health and well-being. Located in Rochester, MN, this sensor-rich, reconfigurable, real-world simulated environment enables scientists to identify correlations and practical applications that can provide long-term health and wellness benefits.

Treating Bipolar 1 Disorder

Healthcare professionals share perspectives on providing care for people living with bipolar 1 disorder
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Check out a new infographic with findings from our latest survey conducted in partnership with The Harris Poll and Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance – National Headquarters. Learn what healthcare providers (HCPs) had to say about treating individuals with bipolar 1 disorder: https://bit.ly/383gMvq

Coming Together for Children's Mental Health

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The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the growing mental health crisis among children and teens. Our Alliance for Children’s Mental Health assembled a panel of parents, healthcare experts, educators and students to discuss their concerns and possible solutions.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the growing mental health crisis among children and teens. Our Alliance for Children’s Mental Health assembled a panel of parents, healthcare experts, educators and students to discuss their concerns and possible solutions.

Georgia-Pacific Helps Temiskaming Hospital Exceed Fundraising Expectations

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NEW LISKEARD, Ontario, May 13, 2022 /3BL Media/ The Temiskaming Hospital Foundation held their 8th Annual Radiothon to raise $50,000 for a new operating table for the hospital.

The Radiothon ended with over $12,000 raised. The Englehart, Ontario Georgia-Pacific Oriented Strand Board (OSB) mill heard about the cause and donated $38,000 to help the foundation reach its goal.

The Quest To Stop Cancer From Coming Back

How physicians, researchers and advocates are working towards this goal for patients
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In his 15 years as a lung cancer specialist, Professor Nicolas Girard, MD, PhD, of the Curie-Montsouris Thorax Institute has seen – and helped advance – dramatic changes in how patients with this disease are treated. Yet despite this progress, lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer deaths globally, and even patients who are diagnosed early often experience recurrence.

Food Equity, COVID-19 and the Future of Public Health with Expert Smriti Kirubanandan

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In this episode Healthcare Strategist and Public Health Expert, Smriti Kirubanandan discusses food inequity, disinformation, Covid-19 and the future of public health with TCS futurist Kevin Benedict.

Alkermes Awarded 2022 Platinum Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health

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We’re proud to announce that we’ve received the 2022 Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health at Platinum from Mental Health America! This recognition demonstrates our firm commitment to fostering a mentally healthy workplace for all our employees. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3kLe6oQ

Tips to Improve Mental Well-Being

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It is estimated that up to one-third of cancer patients in hospitals experience negative mental health effects. This Mental Health Awareness month, check out some tips below on how patients and their families and loved ones can help improve their mental health.

Alkermes Celebrates National Women's Health Week by Reminding You Why Regular Cancer Screenings Are Vital

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This National Women’s Health Week, Alkermes’ Director of Corporate and R&D Communications, Gretchen Murphy, shares her personal story and why regular cancer screenings are vital.

Gilead at Forefront of Herculean Effort to Combat COVID-19

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In the winter 2019, Kavita Juneja found herself at the center of a maelstrom. A strange and deadly virus known as SARS-CoV-2 was hurtling across the globe.

“We saw the magnitude of the pandemic as it immediately swept globally from China to Europe,” says Kavita, Gilead’s Senior Director, Clinical Development, Virology. “It was surreal and really something to witness. We knew it was going to spread globally and asked ourselves if we were going to be prepared.”

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