Regional Events

IBI & Amazon Present: Innovation in Integration

IBI and Amazon hosted a regional event on June 3, 2016 in Seattle to engage in conversations on the challenges and successes of integrating employee health, productivity and absence management programs. IBI President Dr. Thomas Parry opened with a discussion on the link between workforce health and business performance. Dr. Parry addressed four key issues [...]

Making the Case for the Business Value of Health (Chicago)

IBI and the Midwest Business Group on Health (MBGH) co-hosted a regional event in Chicago in November 2015 that addressed employee health, productivity, absence management, and benefits communications. Dr. Thomas Parry, IBI’s president, presented information on how to make the business case for the value of health to senior leaders, as well as on existing [...]

Making the Case for the Business Value of Health, Wealth and Productivity (New York City)

On October 27th, the Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI) and the Bank of America convened a meeting of regional employers and IBI supplier partners to discuss linkages among employee health, wealth and productivity. The workshop addressed reasons for and methods of connecting investments in the financial health of a company’s workforce to the goals of the [...]

Mental Illness is Common, Untreated and Costly to Productivity

In July of 2014, Brian Gifford, IBI Research Director facilitated a panel titled "The Impact of Mental Health Issues on your Workforce and How to Mitigate the Effects of Stress, Depression, and Caregiving Issues" and featured speakers from Google, Union Bank, and Caring.com. To show the productivity impact of two mental health disorders-depression and anxiety, [...]