Tag Archives: time

Sit-stand desks cut daily sitting time, may help engage workers

(Reuters Health) – Sit-stand desks reduce daily sitting time and may improve job performance and work engagement, a British study suggests. Researchers who studied 146 National Health Services employees found that after a year of using sit-stand desks, in combination with a coaching program, workers’ sitting time was cut by more than an hour a… Read More »

Daylight Saving Time Ends on Sunday – Sleep, Health and Safety Tips to Fall Back

This Sunday, November 4, we set our clocks back an hour. The move back to standard time might leave you dragging come Monday morning, but there are some things you can do to help you fall back an hour without falling out of your usual sleep schedule. In addition to taking steps to be well rested, the… Read More »

Like Clockwork: How Daylight Saving Time Stumps Hospital Record Keeping

This story also ran on USA Today. This story can be republished for free (details). Modern technology has helped medical professionals do robot-assisted surgeries and sequence whole genomes, but hospital software still can’t handle daylight saving time. One of the most popular electronic health records software systems used by hospitals, Epic Systems, can delete records or… Read More »