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A portable drink cart on display in an outdoor area surrounded by greenery. The cart has two upper levels and a lower lockable portion with the doors open. The upper levels have a Keurig coffee maker, virtual reality headset with case, warm beverage pods, and assorted individual snacks.  The lower lockable levels showcase meditation coloring pages, pencils, and other individual size self-care items for use.

Employee Well-Being Centers and Carts

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Employers are recognizing that to have a healthy, productive work force-- and to improve patient outcomes-- sincere and action-oriented efforts must be made to improve Employee well-being. The Employee Well-Being Centers and Carts afford a unique and sustainable way to customize well-being interventions based on employee feedback and space available.

This innovation is replicating across multiple facilities as its impact continues to be validated. See more replicating innovations.

Origin:

March 2020, Orlando VA Medical Center

Adoptions:

12 successful, 5 in-progress

Awards and Recognition:

iNET Spread Investee, Diffusion of Excellence Shark Tank Finalist FY22, Diffusion of Excellence Promising Practice, VHA Shark Tank Winner

Partners:

Healthcare Environment and Facilities Programs, Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation, VA Center for Development and Civic Engagement, XR Network

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Metrics

  • Out of 103 staff responses, the three (3) rooms are rated at 4.76/5.0 for experience and 4.70/5.0 for user return rate

Diffusion tracker

Does not include Clinical Resource Hubs (CRH)

Statuses

FL: Clermont VA Clinic (Clermont)
  • Started adoption on 04/2022.
FL: Deltona VA Clinic (Deltona)
  • Started adoption on 08/2022.
FL: Lake Baldwin VA Clinic (Lake Baldwin)
  • Started adoption on 11/2020.
FL: Orlando VA Medical Center (Orlando)
  • Started adoption on 05/2020, ended on 11/2020.
FL: Tavares VA Clinic (Tavares)
  • Started adoption on 06/2022.
FL: Viera VA Clinic (Viera)
  • Started adoption on 03/2022.
FL: West Palm Beach VA Medical Center (West Palm Beach)
  • Started adoption on 01/2022.
MS: Biloxi VA Medical Center (Biloxi)
  • Started adoption on 01/2022, ended on 01/2023.
NC: Charles George Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Asheville)
  • Started adoption on 01/2022, ended on 08/2022.
NC: Fayetteville VA Medical Center (Fayetteville, North Carolina)
  • Started adoption on 01/2022.
NV: North Reno VA Clinic (North Reno)
  • Started adoption on 06/2023.
PA: Pittsburgh VA Medical Center-University Drive (Pittsburgh)
  • Started adoption on 01/2022.

There are no unsuccessful adoptions for this innovation.