HHS awards grants to address health care worker burnout, improve mental health, well-being

Modern Healthcare (1/20, Goldman, Subscription Publication) reports HHS has chosen the 45 “grantees for $103 million to address health care worker burnout and improve employees’ mental health and well-being, the department announced Thursday.” The grants “will fund projects including hiring resiliency trainers to support health care staff, establishing health system-wide wellness programs and devising initiatives to overcome the stigma associated with health care workers seeking mental health treatment.”

Fierce Healthcare (1/20, King) reports the program “will give $28.6 million to 10 grantees to help healthcare organizations create or expand mental health and well-being programs. Another $68.2 million will go towards 34 grantees to create evidence-based training development in health and nursing training activities.”

MedPageToday (1/20, Frieden) also reports.

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