The HearMe pilot is the first peer-to-peer mental health benefit Supporting nurses by nurses
New YorkAnd the August 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/- listen to mea leading mobile application providing on-demand, text-based emotional wellness and peer support, in partnership with Enginenovice Health To provide a first-of-its-kind staffing feature that provides travel nurses with complimentary access to around-the-clock peer support. HearMe Pilot provides an anonymous, easy-to-use, secure and nurturing space for nurses to connect with trained listeners who also have a background in nursing and healthcare. The app allows nurses to receive 24/7 text-based psychological and wellness support from HearMe listeners who are trained to support peers and understand the challenges and stresses nurses face every day.
During this pilot, the HearMe app is introduced to approximately 200 travel nurses who work for Fastaff Travel Nursing, an Ingenovis Health brand. The nurses’ headquarters is located in A New York City hospital.
Even before the pandemic, there was a growing nursing shortage. according to May 2022 Study by McKinsey“29 percent of responding RNs in United State They indicated that they are likely to leave their current role in direct patient care, with several participants indicating their intention to leave the workforce entirely. “HearMe Fastaff provides nurses with an instant space to feel validated and supported. This feature aims to enable nurses to prioritize and control their own mental health and wellness confidentially and without stigma.
HearMe offers a subclinical approach to the mental health journey that puts empathy and peer listening support first. A recent study by Pennsylvania stateAnd the Stanford UniversityThe University of MississippiNorthwell Health showed a 57% increase in mood after a single conversation with a HearMe listener. The uniqueness of the HearMe model is reflected in its strong training program for peer listeners at the heart of the service who know and understand their peers’ struggles and have a passion for creating space for others to find connection and support. Additionally, HearMe listeners reflect the demographic and lifestyles of platform members, facilitating strong connections based on shared live experiences.
HearMe founder and CEO Adam Libin SaysAnd the “Our program has brought together extraordinarily trained listeners from the nursing profession who know what it means to be a frontline caregiver. The nurses we have heard from have expressed disconnection when discussing the daily difficulties nurses face even if they are in treatment. HearMe is proud Providing an immediate, accessible, human-centered platform for nurses to feel seen and heard by someone who has already been in their place. Fastaff recognized the critical need to support health, and we are excited to be working together to come up with a solution.”
Dennis TripaChief Human Resources Officer, Ingenovis Health additive,
“We are excited to be collaborating with HearMe and piloting a peer counseling app with nurses on a large scale New York City facility. Our goal is to see a positive impact with this small group that will force us to offer the platform to all nurses and doctors across the Ingenovis Health family, a world of about 10,000 annually.”
HearMe looks forward to the success of this pilot program and the ability to expand it to include more of our first responder heroes in the medical field. To learn more about HearMe, visit heat.app. To learn more about Fastaff and Ingenovis Health, visit ingenovishealth.com.
HearMe is an evidence-based peer support app where people connect through the power of shared living experience. The app provides a secure, anonymous space to connect with trained, culturally validated peers for emotional support 24 hours a day. Learn more through https://hearme.app.
About Ingenovis Health:
Ingenovis Health is an ingenious new force in healthcare, combining the strength of industry-leading staffing firms with a progressive approach to technology to advance the nationwide delivery of critical healthcare clinicians to systems. Brands in the portfolio currently include Trustaff Travel Nursing, Fastaff Travel Nursing, US Nursing Corporation, CardioSolution, HealthCare Support and VISTA Staffing Solutions. For more information visit www.ingenovishealth.com.