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Employee Health Benefits Executive Forum with IBI and the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy

Jan 13, 2016|

Recently, a select group of business leaders from across the nation assembled in Washington, D.C., to address one of the most pressing challenges facing employers today: managing health care costs while improving worker productivity in the midst of a chronic disease epidemic. This invitation only Employee Health Benefits Executive Forum addressed how designing effective benefits [...]

CDHPs: Overcoming the Challenges for Managing Health and Productivity

Jun 30, 2015|

At the National Association of Health Underwriters’ (NAHU) annual meeting in New Orleans, Brian Gifford, IBI’s Director of Research and Measurement presented findings on consumer-driven health plans’ (CDHPs) challenges for managing health and productivity. The session described findings from IBI’s recent review of the CDHP research literature and lessons from Cummins Inc.’s and Kraft Foods’ [...]

IBI Research: Chronic Health Conditions, Workplace Productivity and Accidents

Feb 27, 2015|

Spotlight on article published in Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine IBI Spotlights call attention to important health and productivity findings from peer-reviewed work. The research described in this particular Spotlight is authored or co-authored by an IBI researcher. IBI members are encouraged to obtain the original articles from the copyright holder. What is the [...]

Prevention in the ACA Environment

Dec 2, 2014|

Many employers have questions about preventive health activities in the wake of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Using findings from IBI’s integrated research database, IBI Executive Vice President Kim Jinnett discussed the financial and productivity implications of preventive health – with a particular focus on successfully implementing smoking cessation in the workplace. Other speakers included [...]

The High Costs of Low Prevalence Diseases – Evidence from IBI’s 2013 Benchmarking Data

Sep 17, 2014|

The Issue: When it comes to managing workforce health and productivity, employers typically focus on costly, high-prevalence conditions such as low back pain, depression and obesity. However, less common diseases can still take their toll through wage replacement and lost productivity costs when cases end up in the disability system. Evidence: To demonstrate this [...]

By the Numbers: IBI presents the “Return” part of “Return on Investment” to the SVLG

Aug 25, 2014|

Employers are challenged with assessing the financial impact of their health and productivity management programs. IBI’s Dr. Brian Gifford provided guidance to the Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s 2014 Workplace Wellness Summit on how to get started in understanding the value of attendees’ health and productivity management efforts. The meeting was held at Microsoft Silicon Valley [...]

Managing Health and Productivity Post-ACA: Challenges and Opportunities

Apr 2, 2014|

*Speakers:* Richard Migliori, MD, Executive Vice President, Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, UnitedHealth Group Josh Riff, MD, Medical Director, Target Dave North, President and CEO, Sedgwick Mary Tavarozzi, Absence/Disability Practice Leader, Towers Watson Jennifer Bruno, General Manager, Wellness & Prevention, Inc. Don Potter, Vice President, Client Relations, UnitedHealthcare (moderator) Over the past year, there [...]

Early, Aggressive Treatment Promotes Employee and Employer Value

Jun 1, 2012|

Employers are turning to value-based insurance designs to ensure that their investments in employee health result not only in improved health, but in improved productivity as well. A recent paper coauthored by IBI and Dr. Mark Fendrick of the Center for Value-Based Insurance Design, University of Michigan addressed why a broader approach to measuring the [...]