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EHS holds an event on Innovations and Insights in Executive Health

EHS recently held an event at The Mint on some of the latest findings from their Executive Health Index with a particular emphasis on the highs and lows of Australia's Executives. Furthermore, as Jill Margo states mental health was one of the key focuses.

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Financial Review - Depression hits male executives harder in their 50s

Stress, Anxiety and Depression in male executives hits its high with men in their 50's. Comparatively for women it peaks in their 30's and 40's. This data was released at the same time James Packer, 50 resigned from Crown citing mental health issues.

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The Australian - Women high-flyers twice as stressed as men

Executive Health Solutions' Executive Health Index shows that those executives with the highest rates of stress and depression were women in the 30-40 age group.

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SMH - High-flying women in their 30s more at risk of mental health issues than men

Executive Health Solutions (EHS) has found that female executives in their 30s are three times more likely to show symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression than their male counterparts. Organisational Psychologist, Paul Flanagan provides insights.

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EHS gains significant media coverage on the release of the Executive Health Index and its findings

The release of the Executive Health Index gained media coverage across 60 different online, print and TV platforms including an article by Jill Margo in the Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

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HRD - Which sectors have the healthiest executives?

The Executive Health Index compares objective data from 30,000 health assessments across 500 organisations -- pathology tests, clinical measurements and validated questionnaire tools -- from executive participants gathered by clinicians.

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Accountants daily - Accountants top psychological tests, falter on health and lifestyle

According to a new report, accounting professionals fare well in terms of depression, anxiety and stress compared to 19 other industry executives but are not doing as well on physical health and nutrition.

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My Business - Most and least healthy sectors diagnosed

A recent report on executive health has ranked the physical and mental wellbeing of industry leaders showing that white-collar sectors perform better than their blue-collar counterparts.

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Lawyers Weekly - Legal executives’ physical health belies high stress levels

The Executive Health Index released by EHS has some meaningful data for the legal profession. They struggle with high levels of stress, anxiety and depression despite ranking the highest in overall health compared to other industries.

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Business Insider - Australia's healthiest, and unhealthiest, executives

According to EHS CEO, John Hall, the Executive Health Index “...“ provides a more meaningful comparison for organisations than national norms and enables the pinpointing of key health risk areas that may require specific attention.”

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Media Release: Leaders from legal sector healthiest according to in-depth executive index

Data from 30,000 health assessments shows leaders from legal firms are healthiest overall but face psychological health challenges. Agriculture, forestry and fishing executives are the least healthy.

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AFR - "Unique index ranks the health of Australian executives across 20 industries"

The unique Executive Health Index compares 20 different industries according to their health and the findings are both interesting and also raise some red flags.

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Sydney Morning Herald - "Executives in legal sector most healthy overall but rank low on mental health."

Executive Health Solutions recently released their Executive Health Index which showed that executives from the legal sector fare amongst the best in terms of physical and medical health.

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Australian Financial Review - "Health checks for executives leap into the genomic future"

Life First, a subsidiary of EHS has recently introduced a new product which incorporates whole genome sequencing. This adds significant value to preventative health screenings enabling the identification of risks for a number of inherited conditions.

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Let's discuss the importance of identifying health risks before they become problematic

CEO of Executive Health Solutions, John Hall, talks to 50 Up Club Radio about the importance of identifying health risks before they become problematic and the benefits of having a comprehensive health assessment. Listen to the podcast.

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World Osteoporosis Day - 20th October 2016

Osteoporosis affects over 1 million Australians, with over 155,000 broken bones expected this year due to poor bone health.
October 20 is World Osteoporosis Day, so no better time to consider how and why we need to take better care of our bones.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month is October

Nearly 16,000 women are expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer this year; more than 200,000 Australians currently live with the disease.

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Why should aerobic fitness be measured?

A recent study published in the European Journal of Preventative Cardiology highlighted that a lack of physical fitness is second only to cigarette smoking for premature death.

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Should I have prostate cancer screening?

There is significant debate over the benefits of prostate cancer screening. As such, The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has put out a brief paper...

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Latest research shows 29.9% of people would prioritise an employer who provides health programs

Australian research confirms employees want corporate health programs and employers need them.

Australia lags behind other countries when it comes to adopting workplace health programs...

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The key components of an Executive Health Program to positively impact your company

With recruitment and training costs of new executives estimated to be 2.5 times the executive wage and 2 times the manager’s wage, ensuring executives with health risks are under appropriate care and ongoing treatment...

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Research proves that managers would benefit from health programs

According to a recent analysis of more than 1890 full and part time workers, managers had comparatively higher levels of drinking (26.4% with high alcohol intake), low fruit and vegetable intake (47.5%) and approximately 70% were physically inactive.

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EHS Health Coaching celebrates ongoing success

EHS Health Coaching Division recently celebrated its 5th birthday of full operation. This division was started in recognition that some executives who underwent a comprehensive health assessment required further assistance...

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FBT Exemption for EHS

Executive Health Solutions has obtained an individual class ruling that allows our services to be classified as FBT exempt. For more information regarding this ruling please view on the Australian Taxation Website or contact us directly.

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The positive effects of regular physical activity for individuals and companies

A study performed in Australia by Professor Paul Taylor at Swinburne University’s Brain Institute identified several positive effects of regular physical activity for both individuals and companies...

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EHS - A founding member of WHAA

EHS is a proud member of WHAA (Workplace Health Association of Australia). WHAA is the peak body of Corporate Wellness Providers of Australia.

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Studies reveal the economic benefits of Corporate Health Programs

Corporate Health Programs are critical for maximising performance, particularly in volatile economic times.

The ongoing volatility of the world economy continues to place significant pressures on organisations to drive productivity and performance...

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EHS data shows...36% of executives have 3 or more health
risk factors (based on 30,000 assessment records)