The benefits and challenges of insurance DE&I initiatives

What can the insurance world learn about diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) from the National Basketball League? Among other things, says professional basketball player turned psychologist and best-selling author John Amaechi: “Right-minded people should want to eliminate incivility… We should want to eliminate anything that undermines the dignity of a colleague or neighbor.” (Photo: ©freshidea/Adobe Stock) … Read more

Parental education brings large benefits for child survival, researchers find

Study one of few to look at maternal and paternal education, finding protective effects of both SEATTLE, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A new study conducted by researchers at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington School of Medicine and the Centre for Global Health Inequalities Research (CHAIN) found significant … Read more

Employee Burnout Up as Employers Pull Back on Support for Mental Health Benefits, Headspace Survey Finds

LOS ANGELES, June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Employees are more stressed and burned out by work today than they were at the start of the pandemic, and they’re increasingly looking to employers for mental health benefits and solutions, according to survey data released today by Headspace for Work, Headspace’s enterprise business that offers mindfulness products and … Read more