Text Reminders Help with Employee Burn Out

Healthcare workers everywhere are struggling with burn out, a problem that has only intensified since the COVID-19 pandemic. To combat burn out and improve employee mental health, institutions like Penn Medicine have adopted a mental health platform that sends regular, automated text messages connecting employees to resources specifically designed for healthcare workers. A recent study by JAMA Network Open showed that employees receiving text message reminders saw a dramatic improvement in their depression symptoms. Read more about the mental health platform and the study here.