Mental/behavioral health

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 [...]

IBIBridge Pilot – Mental Health in the Workforce

IBIBridge is designed to connect employers to support their discussion of strategies, insights, experiences and solutions to their common health and productivity issues, and to provide them access to relevant subject-matter experts. While a specific issue will be highlighted each quarter, employers are free to post any and all questions they have for exploration. The [...]

Benchmarking Analytics: Short- And Long-Term Disability Outcomes for Mental and Behavioral Health Claim

To help understand the impact of mental and behavioral health disorders on disability, IBI conducted an analysis of short-term disability (STD) and long-term disability (LTD) costs and durations using claims from its Benchmarking data system. The analysis found that mental/behavioral health claims—particularly claims for depression and other mood disorders—are relatively common, last longer than claims [...]

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 [...]

Disability Leaves for Diseases and Health Conditions Impacted by Climate Change

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identifies several diseases and health conditions that are complicated by climate change. These include cardiovascular disease, respiratory conditions, mental health conditions, and intestinal, vector-borne and mycological infections. As climate change continues, these impacted health problems have the potential to disrupt work patterns for many employees as they [...]

The Health and Productivity Impact of Chronic Conditions Infographic: Mood Disorders

Mood disorders not only degrade the quality of employees’ lives — these disorders have business costs for employers and the economy at-large. The findings from IBI’s series on the health and productivity impact of chronic conditions provide a scalable benchmark of what depression costs employers and shows what they stand to gain from helping employees [...]

The Health and Productivity Impact of Chronic Conditions Report: Depression and other Mood Disorders

Mood disorders, diagnosed most commonly as depression, not only degrade the quality of employees’ lives — these disorders have business costs for employers and the economy at-large. The findings from IBI’s series on the health and productivity impact of chronic conditions provide a scalable benchmark of what depression costs employers and shows what they stand [...]