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Mental Wellness Programs for Employees

  • Richard H. Egdahl
  • Diana Chapman Walsh
  • Willis B. Goldbeck

Part of the Springer Series on Industry and Health Care book series (SSIND, volume 9)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Context and Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Kathleen Barrie, Beatrice Smirnow, Andrew Webber, Anne Kiefhaber, Willis B. Goldbeck
      Pages 3-18
    3. Anne Kiefhaber, Willis B. Goldbeck
      Pages 19-26
  3. Program Models and Directions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 27-27
    2. Beatrice Smirnow
      Pages 29-57
    3. Kathleen Barrie, Beatrice Smirnow, Andrew Webber, Anne Kiefhaber, Willis B. Goldbeck, Sloan d’Autremont
      Pages 58-77
    4. Michael C. Gerhardt
      Pages 85-93
    5. Paul L. Scher
      Pages 94-103
    6. Richard R. Kilburg
      Pages 104-111
    7. Steven C. Nahrwold
      Pages 112-121
  4. Experiences with Staffing and Organization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Fern E. Asma
      Pages 125-129
    3. Lorraine D. Overland, Marilyn Puder
      Pages 138-140
    4. James S. J. Manuso
      Pages 141-148
  5. Financial Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. Timothy J. Carr, Steven S. Sharfstein
      Pages 151-157
    3. Andrew Webber
      Pages 158-178
    4. John D. Blum
      Pages 179-196
    5. John E. Armer
      Pages 213-220
  6. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 221-221
    2. Willis B. Goldbeck, Andrew Webber
      Pages 223-228
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 229-230

About this book

Introduction

Address to the Conference on Employee Mental Wellness by Walter B. Wriston, Chairman, Citicorp The mental well-being of employees is a subject of fundamental importance to each of us, our companies, our professions, and the nation. Both the Washington Business Group on Health and Boston University's Center for Industry and Health Care should be commended for the timely initiative this conference represents. I hope it will be­ come an ongoing effort to improve the mental health services to the nation's private sector workers and their dependents. I have had a deep interest in the delivery of health care for a long time, both from the perspective of a major employer and from my participation in the governance of New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. It has also been my privilege to chair the Business Round­ table's Task Force on Health and to serve on the President's Labor­ Management Committee which, among other things, has been working on heaith care problems. This experience obviously does not give me any claim to special expertise on the issue of mental health. It may prove helpful, however, as we work together formulating our thoughts about the nation's health system, the role of industry, and where the mental health issue fits into the picture.

Keywords

Arbeitnehmer Arbeitsmedizin Krankenversicherung Programs Soziale Kosten Stress Vereinigte Staaten /Medizin, Gesundheitswesen

Editors and affiliations

  • Richard H. Egdahl
    • 1
  • Diana Chapman Walsh
    • 1
  • Willis B. Goldbeck
  1. 1.Center for Industry and Health CareBoston University Health Policy InstituteBostonUSA

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