The following is a list of upcoming events to help you plan ahead for 2020:

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December 9, 2020

Virtual Event

Best Practices in Treating MSK and Back Pain Patients in Your Worksite Clinic

The National Association of Worksite Health Centers (NAWHC) and the Center for Workforce Health and Performance invite you to participate in a virtual symposium for employers, worksite clinic vendors and providers on best practices in treating musculoskeletal conditions and pain.

Brian Gifford, Director, Research and Analytics, IBI and President-Elect, The Center for Workforce Health and Performance will facilitate this event.

July 29, 2021

Regional Event - Philadelphia 

IBI/GPBCH Data and Analytics Symposium

The Integrated Benefits Institute – the country’s leading non-profit research/data organization – and the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health are hosting a one-day program in Philadelphia to help employers and their vendor/partners find a pragmatic and useful strategy for identifying and using the right data.

October 5-6, 2021

Annual Forum  - Chicago

IBI/Conference Board Health and Productivity Forum

The IBI-Conference Board Health & Productivity Forum will address the more holistic value proposition for health and wellbeing, and how all the various program components contribute to it and align the interests of employees and employers in a new framework.

Past Events and Recordings

Virtual Conference - September 14, 16, 22, 24, 29, and October 1, 2020

Over the course of six days across three weeks (Sept 14, 16, 22, 24, 29, and Oct 1), speakers and attendees investigated the holistic value proposition for health and wellbeing and how the various program components contribute to it in today’s landscape—all while aligning the interests of employees and employers in a new framework.


Webinar - September 9, 2020

IBI Researcher Erin Peterson, MPH shared the latest IBI research on the gaps in preventive screenings for chronic conditions and cancers, highlighting employee health and productivity opportunities for improvement. Erin and IBI President Kelly McDevitt were joined by Kathleen Herath, former Associate Vice President of Wellbeing & Safety and discussed what Nationwide has learned from their screenings initiatives.

Webinar - August 19, 2020

IBI Research Lead Nicole Nicksic, PhD, MPH discussed the health and productivity implications of caregiving and what employers can do to ensure they are supporting this population within their workforce.

IBI President Kelly McDevitt moderated an employer panel discussion with representatives from Accenture, Alight Solutions, and Ashcroft Inc. which discussed perspectives, initiatives, and challenges around their caregiving benefits, and how the current pandemic has impacted their strategies.

Virtual Event - August 12-13, 2020

With many of the biologics facing patent expiration in the upcoming years, the biosimilar market has the foundation for future growth. This potentially presents unique opportunities to reduce healthcare costs and expand access to more affordable treatments for patients. Biosimilars products may open a new frontier to improving adherence and health outcomes—but to get there, research and healthy competition to fuel market growth is needed.

This two-part seminar, hosted by PBGH & IBI gave participants an understanding of the potential for biosimilars and the importance of promoting their use in order to sustain this necessary competitive force.

Webinar - May, 2020

IBI presented on a new analytics tool: an interactive map of U.S. employee COVID-19 cases and leave costs to date based on state, metropolitan, and county variation in confirmed cases, employment patterns, industry mix, and wages. Dr. Brian Gifford discussed the tool and the underlying model, and what the findings mean for employers’ disability and family leave management efforts during the pandemic and beyond.

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Webinar - May, 2020

Lead IBI researcher Erin Peterson facilitates a discussion with an employer panel to share strategies and guidance of shaping a culture of health in the workplace and the effects they have seen as a result. In light of the current events, we’ll also be discussing how strategies and attention have shifted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Symposium (Online) - April, 2020

The Kentuckiana Health Collaborative (KHC) held a half day event to learn about pain – where we’ve come from, where we are, and how employers can drive where we need to go.

IBI Researcher Erin Peterson presented a framework to help employers better understand the full economic impact of a healthy workforce, and how the interests of employee health and business outcomes can be aligned—using IBI’s research on opioids as a case example. She discussed how the high rates of prescription pain reliever use in the workforce reflects a larger underlying need for effective pain management which can in turn help improve productivity as well as detailed strategies for businesses to prevent or alleviate the consequences of pain reliever misuse.

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Webinar - April, 2020

Patient-provider relationships built on open communications, empathy and shared decision-making can pave the way to higher quality treatment, better outcomes, and lower costs. But what happens when physician turnover, network changes, or other events disrupt these relationships? How does this impact patients and payers—particularly employers in the larger business community?Recent research conducted by IBI fellow Adrienne Sabety, Harvard Ph.D. candidate in Health Policy Economics demonstrates what happens when there are disturbances to these patient-provider relationships and the influence it has on health care consumption and overall health. IBI hosted a webinar to discuss with chief medical officers from various companies and dive into Adrienne’s research findings, the implications for businesses, as well as considerations for how to factor it into workforce health management decisions.

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Webinar - March, 2020

Having a patient-centered focus is moving to the forefront of healthcare delivery as it shifts the decision making to be more inclusive and respectful of the individual’s needs, values and preferences. The goal of this shift is to improve patient care, health outcomes, and to create more value from healthcare spending. US employers can enhance these results for the productivity and well-being of their workforce and the performance of their businesses when they align their strategy to support patient-centered goals in their health benefits management decisions.The Integrated Benefits Institute and the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions surveyed over 200 employers to understand whether and how employees’ needs and goals are factored in when it comes to designing and implementing benefit programs in their companies.

This webinar reviewed the survey results and include an employer panel that discussed the value strategy of incorporating employees needs and interests around their benefits programs, as well as real world applications and barriers to doing so.

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