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The secret to great health? Escaping the healthcare matrix

– The blueprint to achieve a lifetime of great health is increasingly clear and within our control. But unlocking it requires challenging the orthodoxies currently guiding individuals and institutions.
Article - McKinsey Health Institute

Living longer in better health: Six shifts needed for healthy aging

– As many individuals live well past retirement age, stakeholders are examining how interventions, data, and innovation can transform aging.
Article - McKinsey Health Institute

Heat waves, the war in Ukraine, and stigma: Gen Z’s perspectives on mental health

– A new McKinsey Health Institute survey finds that Gen Z may have higher levels of perceived stigma compared with other generations, but they may be more accepting of people with mental illnesses.

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Prioritizing brain health: Scaling what works to add years to life and life to years

– How many more years can be spent in optimal health if our society viewed mental and substance-use disorders as we do other conditions? The McKinsey Health Institute and the Healthy Brains Global Initiative collaboration sought to answer this question through a series of interactives.
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Moving the needle on burnout: What does the data say?

– The interactive illustrates the opportunity for employers to address key workplace factors (toxic workplace behavior, inclusivity, supportive growth environment, and sustainable work) and the potential impact on key outcomes (work engagement, job satisfaction, burnout symptoms, and intent to leave).
Interactive - McKinsey Health Institute

Scale what works: The benefits of proven health interventions

– Interactive visualization showing the opportunity to extend and improve life through known health interventions.
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The well-being of working parents

Working parents have faced significant challenges to their mental health and well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many have struggled to balance their dual roles and report feeling exhausted, cynical, and ineffective.
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Open-access Vulnerable Populations Dataset

Explore 100+ metrics down to the county level on the distribution of populations with vulnerabilities across physical health, behavioral health, and social and economic health.

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Article - McKinsey Health Institute

The secret to great health? Escaping the healthcare matrix

– The blueprint to achieve a lifetime of great health is increasingly clear and within our control. But unlocking it requires challenging the orthodoxies currently guiding individuals and institutions.
Article - McKinsey Health Institute

In sickness and in health: How health is perceived around the world

– A new McKinsey Health Institute survey examines the views of residents in 19 countries on their physical, mental, social, and spiritual health.
Report - McKinsey Health Institute

Adding years to life and life to years

– At least six years of higher quality life for everyone is within reach.

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Interview - McKinsey Health Institute

‘Our vision is a Friendship Bench within walking distance—everywhere’

– Zimbabwe-based psychiatrist Dixon Chibanda shares insights on mental health, the evolution of his community-based Friendship Bench initiative, and why grandmothers make great talk therapists.
Interview - McKinsey Health Institute

Leading with compassion: Prioritizing workplace mental health

– Mental-health advocate Poppy Jaman identifies strategies companies could employ to improve the health and well-being of their workforces.
Interview - McKinsey Health Institute

COVID-19: A catalyst to cancel burnout culture?

– Thrive Global Founder and CEO Arianna Huffington was attuned to the deleterious effects of burnout culture long before COVID-19 struck—and she’s on a mission to stamp it out.
Interview - McKinsey Health Institute

‘Be brave, not perfect,’ says mental health advocate Poppy Jaman

– Poppy Jaman, CEO of the MindForward Alliance, shares her journey with mental health challenges and disorders, and discusses the importance of overcoming stigma and providing support in the workplace.

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Better health among Middle Eastern employees can start with awareness

– A survey of workers in four Middle Eastern countries provides a baseline for understanding the state of employee health and informing... strategies to improve outcomes.
Article - McKinsey Health Institute

The secret to great health? Escaping the healthcare matrix

– The blueprint to achieve a lifetime of great health is increasingly clear and within our control. But unlocking it requires challenging... the orthodoxies currently guiding individuals and institutions.
Interview - McKinsey Health Institute

‘Our vision is a Friendship Bench within walking distance—everywhere’

– Zimbabwe-based psychiatrist Dixon Chibanda shares insights on mental health, the evolution of his community-based Friendship Bench... initiative, and why grandmothers make great talk therapists.
Article - McKinsey Health Institute

Living longer in better health: Six shifts needed for healthy aging

– As many individuals live well past retirement age, stakeholders are examining how interventions, data, and innovation can transform... aging.
Interactive - McKinsey Health Institute

Prioritizing brain health: Scaling what works to add years to life and life to years

– How many more years can be spent in optimal health if our society viewed mental and substance-use disorders as we do other conditions?... The McKinsey Health Institute and the Healthy Brains Global Initiative collaboration sought to answer this question through a series of interactives.
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Women in the Workplace 2022

– Women leaders are switching jobs at the highest rates we’ve ever seen, and ambitious young women are prepared to do the... same. To make meaningful and sustainable progress toward gender equality, companies need to go beyond table stakes. That’s according to the latest Women in the Workplace report from McKinsey, in partnership with LeanIn.Org.
Article - McKinsey Health Institute

Present company included: Prioritizing mental health and well-being for all

– A McKinsey Health Institute survey across 15 countries highlights how employers can make mental health a reality, especially for... young workers.
Podcast - McKinsey Health Institute

Beyond burnout: What helps—and what doesn’t

– Despite leaders’ best efforts, worldwide burnout persists. New research reveals why—and how to help employees begin... to thrive again.
Interview - McKinsey Health Institute

Leading with compassion: Prioritizing workplace mental health

– Mental-health advocate Poppy Jaman identifies strategies companies could employ to improve the health and well-being of their... workforces.
Interview - McKinsey Health Institute

Toxic workplace behavior and employee burnout: Fix one, fix both

Jerks at Work author Tessa West shares research and insights about the damaging effect of toxic behavior in the workplace... and offers strategies for effectively coping with it.
Article - McKinsey Health Institute

Heat waves, the war in Ukraine, and stigma: Gen Z’s perspectives on mental health

– A new McKinsey Health Institute survey finds that Gen Z may have higher levels of perceived stigma compared with other generations,... but they may be more accepting of people with mental illnesses.
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