Category Archives: Blog

5k Training Plan to Celebrate the Start of Summer

Today’s guest blogger is Tina Bollman, Behavioral Health Coordinator at Mosaic Medical and Subject Matter Expert for the American Council on Exercise. Below, she reflects on the changes brought by COVID-19 and provides resources for starting a 5k training plan amid the pandemic. Make sure to speak with your healthcare provider before starting a new […]

 

National Nurses Month

May is National Nurses Month. Below, Mosaic’s Director of Nursing, Karen Steinbock, MBA, BSN, RN, reflects on the ways nurses show up for their communities and the value of maintaining togetherness. Dear Nurses: These past two months have felt about two minutes long and two years long at the same time. I’ve found it challenging […]

 

Child Abuse Prevention: Stress-Reduction Strategies for Parents

Guest blog post for Child Abuse Prevention Month by Lindsey Overstreet, LCSW, MSW Behavioral Health Supervisor at Mosaic Medical with input from Betsy Mitchell, RN Supervisor with the Mosaic Pediatrics team. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month in the United States. As we move into this important month during the global impact of COVID-19, […]

 

Donating Masks to Mosaic Medical

Para información en español, presione aquí Mosaic Moms Making Masks: The first batch of home sewn masks was delivered to Mosaic Medical by our Director of Behavioral Services, Kimberly Swanson, PhD on behalf of her mother, Judy Anderson (upper left). Concerned about her daughter’s potential exposure to COVID-19, she had crafted 100 masks on her […]

 

Self-Care in the Time of COVID-19

What you CAN do to stay well As we head into our third consecutive week of socially isolating, work disruptions and dire news coverage, you may notice the stress of this temporary “new normal” is starting to add up. It is easy to feel anxious and overwhelmed in this time of COVID-19.  However, there are […]

 

COVID-19 Information for Mosaic Patients and Our Community

Para información en español, presione aquí Updated May 13, 2020 Mosaic Medical is working with state and local partners to create and manage a response plan for COVID-19, a type of coronavirus, which is a small germ that can spread and cause illness in people.  COVID-19 mostly affects the respiratory system. While most infections are […]

 

Hack your Snacks: Eat Right, Bite by Bite

Megann Dastrup and Christa Marney, Mosaic Medical’s registered dietitian nutritionists, offer a fresh take on mid-day snacks in this blog. Smart snacks to overcome the afternoon slump Do your energy levels take a dive around 3 p.m. everyday? Do you find yourself craving something sweet or salty around that time? If you answered yes, you […]

 

The Head and Heart Connection

Mosaic Medical’s Behavioral Health Director, Kimberly Swanson, PhD, clears up misconceptions about the head and heart connection (mental health and heart health) for American Heart Month. For years, medical providers thought that behaviors were the connection between the head and heart. For example, a person experiencing depression might seek relief from smoking, drinking alcohol or […]

 

Public Charge: Update on the Supreme Court Ruling

On Monday, Jan. 27, the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily cleared the new “Public Charge” regulation to go forward nationwide. The new rule will go into effect on Feb. 24 throughout the nation (except for Illinois), even as lawsuits challenging the rule work their way through the court system. The rule will not be retroactive, so […]