Business leadership

Making a Culture of Health Actionable for Employers

Efforts to improve workforce health and productivity by emphasizing a corporate “culture of health” may bolster efforts to improve participation in workplace health and wellbeing programs. IBI reviewed the existing peer-reviewed research literature on the topic of organizational culture and program participation – giving additional attention to studies that provide insights into the impact on [...]

Managers on the Move: Why Managers Hold the Key to Better Well-Being at Work

Research shows that managers may have a bigger impact on employee engagement than any other factor. This session explores the outcomes and lessons learned from the implementation of a cutting edge program: Managers on the Move. The panelists are joined by the CEO of Healthstat, who shares his first-hand account of the experience and [...]

Toward Better Value: Employer Perspectives on Managing Prescription Drug Benefits

Learn what employers can do to get better value for money spent on prescription drug benefits.  First, Chuck Reynolds of Benfield-Gallagher reviews key findings from research on employer experience and perspectives regarding pharmacy benefits management. Then, Kristen Putnam of Praxair describes her company’s journey from a traditional PBM vendor relationship to collaboration with their [...]

The Impact of Supporting Your Working Caregivers

The "silver tsunami" of baby boomers are reaching their end-of-life, causing a massive impact on the lives of their adult children. These children try to balance work responsibilities with the needs of their parents leading to absentee and presentee challenges in the workplace. This webinar presentation explores the following questions: How much of an impact [...]

Employers Top Information Needs

IBI’s Annual Forum is the premiere professional gathering for business intelligence about workforce health and productivity. The March 2017 Forum in San Francisco once again showcased thought leadership, expert guidance, and rigorous analysis focused on how investments in workforce health can improve employers’ business performance. The success of the Forum does not happen by accident—everything [...]

Managing Workplace Well-being – Are you Optimizing Your EAP

2017 IBI Post Forum Webinar Series: How can an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) help in decreasing absenteeism and sick leave? How can an EAP help reduce the risk of litigation? Given that many workers remain untreated for depression, why are EAPs under-communicated and under-utilized? What specific efforts to improve awareness and usage of an EAP [...]

Illness Has Costs, Health Creates Business Value

IBI hosts a panel discussion at the 2017 Forum featuring: Thomas Parry, PhD, Integrated Benefits Institute, President Brian Gifford, PhD, Integrated Benefits Institute, Director of Research & Measurement Craig Kurtzweil, Unitedhealthcare, National Vice President of Data Analytics & Innovation Dexter Shurney, MD, Cummins, Inc., Chief Medical Director – Executive Director of Global Health Benefits & [...]

Connecting Wellbeing to Business Performance

Two forces are converging in the management of employer‐based health and related benefits. As benefits professionals recognize the need to treat workforce health as something more than simply healthcare costs, they are expanding their focus to include dimensions such as absence from work, disability, employee performance and productivity. This broader view is influencing how these [...]