Migraine

Disability Diagnosis Analyzer

IBI's Disability Diagnosis Analyzer uses short-term disability (STD) and long-term disability (LTD) claims from its Disability and Leave Benchmarking system to illustrate the disability burden of illnesses, diseases, injuries and pregnancies. We project the total number of disability incidents for the U.S. workforce covered for employer-based STD benefits. We then project the total costs of [...]

The Productivity Burden of Migraine

Brian Gifford, IBI’s Director of Research and Analytics, presented research findings at a meeting of the National Headache Foundation’s Corporate Leadership Council, San Diego, on October 12. His talk presented findings from two IBI publications demonstrating the productivity impact of migraine and providing evidence that businesses performance can benefit from efforts to help employees manage their migraines and other chronic, severe [...]

The Health and Productivity Impact of Chronic Conditions Report: Migraine and Other Headaches

Migraines are intense, frequent headaches that can last for hours and are often accompanied by other symptoms such as nausea and sensitivity to light and sound. Other forms of severe, chronic headaches may be early indicators of a later migraine diagnosis—particularly in cases where symptoms result in disability lost work time. Migraines not only degrade [...]

IBI – Rayburn House Migraine Panel

Research!America hosted a congressional briefing on migraines in Washington DC. IBI Research Director Dr. Brian Gifford participated in this moderated panel alongside speakers representing the patient community, providers, government, and the research sector. The briefing focused on the debilitating impact of migraines on health, the economy and society, highlighting developments in research, prevention and treatment, and policies to reduce the [...]

The Debilitating Impact of Migraines on Health

Research!America hosted a congressional briefing on migraines in Washington DC. IBI Research Director Dr. Brian Gifford participated in this moderated panel alongside speakers representing the patient community, providers, government, and the research sector. The briefing focused on the debilitating impact of migraines on health, the economy and society, highlighting developments in research, prevention and treatment, and policies to [...]

Sharing the Pain: The Productivity of Employees with Migraines and Chronic Severe Headaches

Migraines are intense, frequent headaches that can last for hours and are often accompanied by other symptoms such as nausea and sensitivity to light and sound. Employees who suffer from migraines and other chronic severe headaches tend to report lower job performance and may be absent more often than other workers. How much of this [...]