How Employers Can Support Workplace Mental Health

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Our mental health clearly affects all aspects of our daily life—including the way we do business and conduct ourselves in the workplace. Unfortunately, mental health is not a topic people typically discuss openly. Contributed by Bethany Seton.

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Mental Health Should Be Your Top Priority Right Now. Here’s Why

Entrepreneurs' Organization

As COVID-19 devastates nations and businesses, there’s a potential casualty you may not have fullly realized: your mental health. Uncertainty around the health of your family, company and employees can be overwhelming. How can we protect mental health when we’re directed to stay home?

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Mental health…ask for help


This can come in many forms, but when your mental health needs care, deciding to get that care should be just as straightforward as deciding to treat a torn ACL: you find the right professional and get help. Includes ideas + tools to successfully implement mental health strategies.

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Health and Hustle Don’t Have to Be at Odds

Entrepreneurs' Organization

If you’re just getting started, you may view health insurance as an untenable expense and forgo it all together simply to avoid the monthly payment. Not having health insurance could be the difference between sink or swim when it comes to your entrepreneurial dream.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

2 Reasons Why Forums Are Important for the Mental Health of Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Forum is an amazing way to navigate and manage your mental health. Here are the two main ways that Forum can help you with your mental health issues. This is one way forum can serve your mental health. Best Practices Health Inspirational Mentor

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Linear Health Sciences founder ‘living his dream’

Innovation 2 Enterprise

During one of the earliest conversations I had with Dr. Ryan Dennis, CEO of Linear Health Sciences, he told me that he was living his dream. Or is his dream the success of a tireless physician and entrepreneur who started his own hospital group and then co-founded Linear Health Sciences, a medical device company with a safety valve technology having the potential to improve the care of virtually any patient connected to an intra-venous (IV) line. By Scott Meacham.

NeuroFlow Closes $7.5M Series A Financing to Advance Behavioral Health Integration and Engagement

Dream It

NeuroFlow ( Healthtech - Fall 2019 ) is a platform for getting patients with behavioral health issues better by supporting clinical teams with collaborative and measurement-based tools in all care settings.

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AI and Health Care

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

This slide got my attention: It is interesting, and not totally surprising, that the sector that AI-focused entrepreneurs are targeting more than any other is health and wellbeing. David Kelnar sent me this deck that he did on the state of AI. It is very good.

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Making Steps Toward Better Mental Health in Your Workplace

Entrepreneurs' Organization

And our workplace environment, culture and habits have a significant impact on our health—particularly our mental health—which, in turn, has a great effect on our productivity. The Top Signs of Mental Health Issues at Work. Risk Factors That Affect Mental Health in the Workplace.

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It’s Mental Health Awareness Month


In case you’ve been under a rock and didn’t know – It’s Mental Health Awareness Month. If you are not familiar with us here at GCUC, we strongly believe in advocating and supporting mental health. It’s time that we make a change and destigmatize the conversation around mental health. For over a year now, our founder, Liz Elam, has been opening our conferences with a talk called “Health is the new black”. Beginnings Mental Health Awareness

OCAST Health Research Conference focuses steps to advancing products to market

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Once a year, the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST) gathers scientists from across the state who are currently receiving funding from its health research program in a sort of show-and-tell educational event. Recently, about 100 OCAST-funded life science researchers assembled at the Samis Family Education Center on the Oklahoma Health Center campus for OCAST’s 32nd Health Research Conference. By Jim Stafford.

reducing grid reliance: q&a with Doris Marie Candelaria from e-team, INSU Health Design

Venture Well

Doris Marie Candelaria of E-Team, INSU Health Design, has learned to be open to feedback and understand different perspectives on the team's innovation. The post reducing grid reliance: q&a with Doris Marie Candelaria from e-team, INSU Health Design appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators healthcare technology

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Tulsa startup aims to improve health care communication

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Some companies bring in wellness programs to help employees get more fit, but the actual impact of wellness initiatives on employee health and cost savings remains an open question. Medefy Health ( ), a Tulsa-based software company, is succeeding with a new approach. “A lot of people want to use their benefits effectively; they just don’t know how,” said Matt Scovil, CEO of Medefy Health. News Matt Scovil Medefy Medefy Health Scott Meacham

[OurCrowd in Finn Partners] Transforming Israel’s Amazing Health Innovation


The post [OurCrowd in Finn Partners] Transforming Israel’s Amazing Health Innovation appeared first on OurCrowd.

Digital Health Becoming a Reality

Both Sides of the Table

Yet 2010 is already showing me how connected our lives and our health are starting to become. Social networking meets online personal health management.

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Dreamit Invests in TrekIT Health

Dream It

TrekIT Health , a clinical workflow management and analytics company, announced their newest round of funding from IP Group , Inc. With that momentum, TrekIT Health was able to secure foundational investment from Ben Franklin Technology Partners last year.

The Female Trailblazers Impacting Mental Health, Analytics, GovTech, and More


The post The Female Trailblazers Impacting Mental Health, Analytics, GovTech, and More appeared first on 500 Startups. “Out of every ten investors that you’ve pitched, how many of them were female?”

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Data-Driven Hope


The Industry coronavirus covid-19 culture data family health hope mental health remote startup success work worldStaying Mentally and Emotionally Healthy in the Midst of COVID-19. This is an interesting time.

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[Zebra in Health Data Management] Vendors to collaborate to bring AI to orthopedic planning


Read more on Health Data Management here. The post [Zebra in Health Data Management] Vendors to collaborate to bring AI to orthopedic planning appeared first on OurCrowd.

The Health of the US Venture Market in 2020

Tomasz Tunguz

We are 12 years into the longest bull market in US history and this bullishness has powered the venture market. Investors deployed $117 billion in 2019 up from $106 billion in 2018. This market has grown 20% over the last five years. It's been go, go, go for nearly a decade.

App is Crap (why Apple is bad for your health)

Both Sides of the Table

I would argue that if Apple’s app model continues to succeed it is bad for your health. It’s the best thing for our health. Absolute Power Corrupts, Absolutely. I was living in Europe in 2000 when the first WAP phones (Wireless Access Protocol) were introduced.

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[Zebra in Fast Company] The 10 most innovative health companies of 2020


The post [Zebra in Fast Company] The 10 most innovative health companies of 2020 appeared first on OurCrowd. Zebra Medical develops artificial intelligence to help doctors carry their heavy workload and make the best diagnoses possible for patients. Zebra’s Multi-Modality AI Triage Solution, which identifies suspected internal bleeding faster than previously possible for both head CT scans and chest x-rays. Read more here.

Ready to Disrupt Health Care? Applications open for the UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars


The digital health market is transforming before our eyes. Unprecedented capital is penetrating the health-tech sector, with startups seeing over $8B in funding in 2018, exceeding 2017’s $5.7B venture funding, and digital health IPOs are starting to infiltrate Wall Street.

[OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved in Health Europa] World’s First Government Supported Medical Cannabis Incubator in Israel


The post [OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved in Health Europa] World’s First Government Supported Medical Cannabis Incubator in Israel appeared first on OurCrowd. Leading medical cannabis researcher, Israel, will be host to the world’s first government supported cannabis technology incubator.

Ascend BioVentures helps determine right path for health care discoveries

Innovation 2 Enterprise

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OU), Presbyterian Health Foundation, and OMRF (Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation) are Ascend community partners and ready sources of new science. By Scott Meacham. Copyright © 2019, The Oklahoman. It’s really difficult to invent new drug therapies. Research and development can take decades. Once a potential drug appears viable, testing for safety and efficacy adds more years. At every stage, risk of failure is extreme.

Keeping Order in Your Office

Entrepreneurs' Organization

A cluttered physical space affects your mental health, increases stress and anxiety, brings confusion to your thoughts and blocks your creativity and workflow. HEALTH WORK-LIFE INTEGRATION clean eo melbourne organize tidy

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An Introduction to Happiness: Rest


I was talking to my wife about this, and she brought up something that she does with her clients (she’s a mental health therapist). Company Culture accelerator company culture founders happiness mental health rest workLast week, I shared this idea of being happy at work.

Advancing Humankind Through Individual Consciousness

Entrepreneurs' Organization

In this way, we can enable mental health, expand emotional wellbeing and enhance human cognition at a scale never before possible. HEALTH INNOVATION WORK-LIFE INTEGRATION Conscious Thought Revolution (CTR) consciousness Gordy Bal regenerative economy self-awareness

using engineering design to solve global health issues: q&a with Ann Saterbak from Duke University

Venture Well

Ann Saterbak from Duke University shares her teaching perspectives on helping students use engineering design to tackle global health challenges. The post using engineering design to solve global health issues: q&a with Ann Saterbak from Duke University appeared first on VentureWell.

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How Challenging Assumptions Can Help Startups Save Lives

Venture Well

Early Stage Innovators global health Saving Lives at BirthChallenging assumptions is a valuable process for any venture, and one that entrepreneurs should not be afraid to embrace. The post How Challenging Assumptions Can Help Startups Save Lives appeared first on VentureWell.

BrainCheck Raised $8M in Series A Funding to Help Doctors Assess the Cognitive Health of Patients

Dream It

The startup helps physicians assess and track the mental health of their patients. BrainCheck , a 20-person, Houston-based startup whose cognitive healthcare product aims to help physicians assess and track the mental health of their patients, is among the latter.

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An Introduction to Happiness: Relationships


Studies show how much we need community for our happiness and health: This study out of the University of Michigan found that friendship alone was seen to be a solid predictor of positive overall health at later ages. .

Living Life in the Background: Meet the Woman Behind the Iron Cowboy

Entrepreneurs' Organization

HEALTH WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS WORK-LIFE INTEGRATION Iron Cowboy ironman James Lawrence marriage mom partner Sunny LawrenceSunny Lawrence is the wife of James “The Iron Cowboy” Lawrence.

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Mindful Leadership for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs' Organization

HEALTH LEADERSHIP STRATEGY WORK-LIFE INTEGRATION eo detroit Forbes Small Giant image one meditation mindful leader Rob Dube www.donothingbook.comContributed by Rob Dubé, CEO at imageOne. Rob is a member of EO in Detroit, speaker, author and an avid proponent of mindful leadership. .

An Introduction to Happiness


Company Culture The Future of Work The Industry company culture generation z happiness happy mental health productivity unhappinessFor the next five weeks, I’m going to be digging into the idea of being happy at work.

How Extreme Adventure Racing Informs Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs' Organization

HEALTH LEADERSHIP WORK-LIFE INTEGRATION Adventure racing chip dodd eo southeast virginia myeo Support Services of VirginiaChip Dodd joined EO Southeast Virginia in 2013.