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Sedgwick Institute podcast with Chris Mandel and Dr. Tom Parry

Jan 17, 2017|

Earlier this month, IBI President Dr. Tom Parry sat down with Sedgwick Institute’s Chris Mandel to discuss IBI’s 20-year trajectory within the ever-evolving field of occupational health. In this podcast, Dr. Parry advocates for an increased attention to the business value of workforce health, recognizing that health must be considered not simply a cost, [...]

How Do Workers’ Compensation Claims Develop Over Time?

Nov 16, 2016|

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY To provide employers and their supplier partners with evidence-based expectations about how long claims will continue to generate costs, and the distribution of costs over time, IBI analyzed the four-year development of WC claims that resulted in temporary total disability (TTD) absences from work. Main Findings At 48 months, the average claim [...]

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 [...]

Cancer in the Workplace – Supporting Treatment for Positive Employee and Employer Results

Dec 2, 2015|

The big “C” – cancer -- can cause panic and feelings of helplessness. These feelings, however, often are shared beyond the patients being screened or treated for the disease. Employers often are unsure of how to help their employees who have been diagnosed with cancer and desire to remain at work during treatment or [...]

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’ [...]

PCORI Mental Health Talk on Twitter

Jun 10, 2015|

On May 19th, IBI Executive Vice President Dr. Kim Jinnett was a panelist in a Live Twitter chat moderated by Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) about how patient and clinician involvement is making a difference in mental health. The chat was denoted by the hashtag #mhtalk and trended. While many participated, IBI was asked to [...]

Unmanaged Diabetes in the Workplace – Higher Worker Absence, Lower Performance

May 26, 2015|

This IBI report features the productivity implications of poorly managed diabetes drawing upon IBI’s 2013 Benchmarking data, prior IBI studies and others’ research. Together these findings suggest that when diabetes is managed well work-disruptive symptoms and events -- such as attendance problems, fatigue-related performance issues and work disability episodes -- are likely to diminish. Value-based [...]

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 [...]

Worksite Wellness Programs in Small Businesses

Jan 21, 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 [...]