Category: Behavioral Health

A Wake-up Call about Sleepiness and Fatigue at Work

Posted: June 17, 2019

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According to a national poll administered by the American Sleep Foundation, more than one-third of the U.S. workforce report daytime sleepiness, which amounts to approximately 5.7 million individuals, or roughly the entire population of Denmark.* Fatigue and sleepiness are considered serious workplace hazards. They are different, but can be experienced together. Sleepiness refers to the [...] Read Post

Post-Holiday Stress: Working Toward a New Perspective

Posted: February 13, 2019

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The winter doldrums are upon us and the post-holiday credit card statements have arrived! For many, this time of year is especially challenging due to increased debt and financial worry brought on by holiday spending. According to surveys, Americans typically spend between $700 and $885 on gifts between November and January. This debt adds to the [...] Read Post

2018 in Review

Posted: December 17, 2018

Populytics celebrates its fifth anniversary this month. To recognize this milestone, we wanted to share some of Populytics’ top accomplishments for 2018. We’re gearing up for continued progress in 2019 amidst the demands of an ever-changing health care industry and marketplace. Healthier people: Our analytics work with Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has helped physicians [...] Read Post

Mental Health at Work: It’s Time to Start Talking about It

Posted: September 24, 2018

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“Mental illness is the single greatest cause of worker disability in the United States.” – National Alliance on Mental Illness Considering this startling fact, you may wonder why there isn’t more focus on mental health in the workplace. Our experience as an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider to hundreds of small and large businesses has [...] Read Post