Healthcare IT News November 16, 2022
Andrea Fox

Wexner Medical Center and Ohio State College of Medicine received a grant that includes support for delivering a validated mind-body health program through wearable devices and smartphones.

The new Mindfulness in Motion exercise prompting system being researched at Ohio State uses biofeedback to trigger program prompts to smartphones – enabling wearers to engage in mind-body interventions that have proven to reduce healthcare workforce burnout.

WHY IT MATTERS

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) awarded the Ohio State University College of Medicine and Wexner Medical Center a $1.48 million grant for workforce safety innovations supporting several frontline industries, including healthcare. 

In part, the state grant funds The Buckeye Pause Bundle: Augmenting State of Mind and Body as the Ultimate PPE, a study...

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