News & Updates

November Well-Being Tips

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Is Physician Work/Life Balance Dead?
Playing Soccer Can Improve Mental Health – Really?
Five Doctors Share How They Relax.

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Burn Prevention Network Partners with WFMZ to Host 16th Annual Valley Preferred Spirit of Courage Awards Celebration

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The annual event, produced by the local Burn Prevention Network, will be broadcast on WFMZ-TV on Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. This program shares incredible stories honoring local heroes who have risked their lives to try to save others from burn injury or death.

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October Well-Being Tips

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Does Coaching Intervention Help? Valley Preferred offers no-cost health coaching for practitioners through our wellness division. Find more information here.
20-Minute Meditation. An excellent guided meditation session.
An Honest Look at Physician Well-Being. The American Academy of Family Physicians published this tell-it-like-it-is article.

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Valley Preferred/Lehigh Valley Physician Hospital Organization Enhances ValleyPreferred.com

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Valley Preferred has launched a redesigned website. The site provides a better user experience and reflects the advancement of the organization as its dedication to building and strengthening relationships across the health care continuum continues.

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September Well-Being Tips

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How to Be a Less-Stressed Leader.
Music for Stress.
AMA’s Burnout Management Tip of the Week: Pre-visit lab testing can save time.

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Dr. Kevin A. Vrablik Continues Long Legacy of Service and Quality at HealthWorks, LVHN’s Occupational Medicine Division

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Kevin A. Vrablik, MD, MPH, FACOEM, has assumed the role of Executive Director at HealthWorks. Dr. Vrablik is also Chief, Division of Occupational Medicine in the Department of Medicine and Medical Director of Employee Health Services at LVHN.

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August Well-Being Tips

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Healthy work relationships feed well-being. Trust between caregivers and administrators is important.
10 Benefits of Spending Time in Nature.
Subscribe to the AMA’s Burnout Management Tip of the Week.

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July Well-Being Tips

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Healing Health Care and Health Care Providers
The Professional Health and Wellness Mini-Portfolio
The Happy Secret to Better Work

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June Well-Being Tips

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Burnout isn’t your fault but you should “own” it.
Job No. 1: Find a hobby.
Mindfulness in 45-minute sessions. 

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Joseph Patruno, MD, invited to join national Collaborative for Health and Renewal in Medicine (CHARM)

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By championing wellness programs within our own institutions and collaborating with others across the country to identify and spread best practices, we hope to make effective wellness initiatives more widely available.

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