An Evolutionary Approach to Health and Productivity Management: Three Generations at Saint Luke’s

Employers rarely have the resources to implement all desired programs to manage workforce in a single undertaking. An evolutionary strategy to program development and implementation can help employers learn from what works and focus on areas that will have the greatest impact. Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, MO, was an early leader in [...]

Redesigning to Better Manage Absence and Disability

Fraser Health, a Canadian organization with 24,000 employees, worked with StaffRelay to create a program to better approach and manage absence and disability. Through an extensive redesign process, a comprehensive electronic employee health record, an Enhanced Disability Management Program (EDMP), and an automated attendance reporting solution, Fraser Health has produced a return on investment of [...]

Low Back Pain: A Major Employer Uses Guidelines to Manage Quality, Costs, & Outcomes

Up to 84% of the general population reports low back pain at some point during their lifetime. This webinar focuses on a recent, award-winning study of three different types of back problems at a major self-insured employer. Speakers discuss issues key to developing a successful program focusing on illness/injury prevention, reduction of workers' compensation claims, [...]

A School District Links Teacher Health to Cost Savings and Academic Achievement

On-site clinics and value-based healthcare benefits for teachers and administrative staff helped Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) save $2.8 million dollars in 2012. Perhaps more importantly, healthier teachers are associated with less employee absence and better school performance. Please also read IBI's case study on the story. Panelists: David Hines, Director of Employee Benefits at [...]

Redesigning to Better Manage Absence and Disability Handout

Fraser Health, a Canadian organization with 24,000 employees, worked with StaffRelay to create a program to better approach and manage absence and disability. Through an extensive redesign process, a comprehensive electronic employee health record, an Enhanced Disability Management Program (EDMP), and an automated attendance reporting solution, Fraser Health has produced a return on investment of [...]

Avoiding the Traps of Consumer Driven Health Strategies – Cummins & Kraft (Highlights)

There are traps for both employers and employees if new consumer-driven health plans (CDHP) focus solely on short-term healthcare costs at the expense of health improvement and gains in absence, performance and productivity. New IBI case studies of Cummins and Kraft Foods illustrate how two employers are looking both to employee health and to business [...]

Avoiding the Traps of Consumer Driven Health Strategies – Cummins & Kraft

There are traps for both employers and employees if new consumer-driven health plans (CDHP) focus solely on short-term healthcare costs at the expense of health improvement and gains in absence, performance and productivity. New IBI case studies of Cummins and Kraft Foods illustrate how two employers are looking both to employee health and to business [...]

From Acute Care to Business Performance: Connecting Health to the Top Line at American Express

Employers face a central strategic decision in managing health benefits today. Particularly since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, companies have a wide variety of options – including exiting the health care system altogether and paying the requisite fines. The path that employers follow turns on a central question: is workforce health a cost [...]

HackensackUMC

Hackensack University Medical Center undertook a comprehensive study of its absence-related policies and practices and enlisted a consultant’s strategic guidance when they saw that they had challenges with high levels of employee absences that severely impacted operating costs, employee productivity, and morale. The purpose of this case study is to share the strategy, process and [...]

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