Tag: Tools/Resources/Training

COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing and Temperature Screenings for Employees

Posted: June 22, 2020

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Should employers start to test asymptomatic employees? Now that states and counties are reopening to business, employers are looking for ways to ensure their workforce is safe and can safely interact. For many that means obtaining some sort of assurance that employees are not currently infected with COVID-19. The “go to” test since the outbreak [...] Read Post

Populytics Teams Receive Service Excellence Award

Posted: February 6, 2020

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Photo: Project leaders, from left, include John Csencsits, Clinical Application Support Analyst – Care Management; Marjorie Polis, Manager, IT Operations/Applications; Daelene Long, Director, Clinical Operations and Care Management; and Linda Stanton, Manager, Care Coordination – Utilization Management. The LVHN Guldin Award for Efficiency and Innovation in the Nonclinical Workplace was presented to the Populytics Care [...] Read Post

What is the Lehigh Valley Safety Peer Group and How Does it Help Employers?

Posted: June 14, 2019

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How many U.S. workers are sleep deprived, and what can employers do to help them? How should employers handle substance abuse in the workplace? What are the legal ramifications of employees using medical marijuana? These are just a few of the topics tackled at the Lehigh Valley Safety Peer Group, a consortium of Lehigh Valley area [...] 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

Use of Illicit Drugs by U.S. Workers on the Rise

Posted: July 24, 2018

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HealthWorks Expands Drug Testing Program with Oral Fluid Collection Device The national focus on prescription opioids has driven abuse of those drugs down over the last year, according to a 2018 report in the Wall Street Journal. That’s the good news. Even so, the number of American workers testing positive for cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana [...] Read Post