News & Updates

March Well-Being Tips

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Mindfulness Moments in the Operating Room
Social Support is Important to Well-Being
My Victory Over Burnout

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Valley’s Preferred Website Wins Gold Award in National Digital Marketing Competition

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Valley Preferred received a “Gold” recognition in the 2nd Annual Healthcare Digital Marketing (HDM) Awards competition. The award, won in the Institutional Website-Update category, celebrates the organization’s newly redesigned, restructured website.

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February Well-Being Tips

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Making Mental Health a Priority in 2022
The Best Medicine for Residents and Doctors Alike
Learn how to recognize and address stress injury in your colleagues and direct reports

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Kris Rooney, MD, Named Chief Wellness Officer at Valley Preferred and Lehigh Valley Health Network

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Dr. Rooney is a medical professional involved in teaching, lecturing, community service in addition to caring for her patients. Dr. Rooney is also the Vice Chair of Education in the Department of Pediatrics, and Program Director of the Pediatric Residency Program.

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January Well-Being Tips

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Are New Year’s Resolutions Really Pointless?
Battling Physician Burnout: A Personal Story. (podcast)
Recognize the four distinct levels of stress. (pdf)

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December Well-Being Tips

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Want to Change? Maybe You Need a Nudge.
How Haiku Helped One Doctor with Pandemic Stress.
Four (Great) Tips for De-stressing this Holiday Season.

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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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