Presenteeism/job performance

The Health and Productivity Impact of Chronic Conditions Report: Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that most frequently affects the knees, hips, lower back and neck, small joints of the fingers, and the base of the thumb and big toe. Osteoarthritis symptoms include joint pain, stiffness, and movement limitations. The findings from IBI’s series on the health and productivity impact of chronic conditions provide [...]

The Health and Productivity Impact of Back Pain and Osteoathritis

Back pain is caused by conditions such as intervertebral disc disorders or ankylosing spondylitis not only degrades the quality of employees' lives -- it has business costs for employers and the economy at-large. Findings from IBIs series on the health and productivity impact of chronic conditions provide a scalable benchmark of what back pain and [...]

The Health and Productivity Impact of Chronic Conditions Report: Back Pain

Back pain is caused by conditions such as intervertebral disc disorders or ankylosing spondylitis not only degrades the quality of employees' lives -- it has business costs for employers and the economy at-large. The findings from IBIs series on the health and productivity impact of chronic conditions provide a scalable benchmark of what back pain [...]

The Health and Productivity Impact of Chronic Conditions Infographic: Back Pain

Back pain is caused by conditions such as intervertebral disc disorders or ankylosing spondylitis not only degrades the quality of employees' lives -- it has business costs for employers and the economy at-large. The findings from IBIs series on the health and productivity impact of chronic conditions provide a scalable benchmark of what back pain [...]

Impacts of Co-Workers’ Leaves

What Really Happens When a Co-Worker Takes Extended Leave? Perspectives From 538 Employees Productivity Implications for Employer Leave Strategies Several states and municipalities appear poised to adopt paid leave laws that cover most employees. To help employers design leave policies that sustain productivity with minimal impact to staff workloads, morale, and personnel costs, IBI surveyed [...]

IBI Costs of Poor Health Infographic-2018

US employers paid nearly $880 billion in health care benefits for employees and dependents, but how much does illness-related lost productivity cost employers? IBI uses data from IBI’s Full Cost Estimator, a proprietary online tool that analyzes the full costs of health and productivity based on several large databases, to assess this. The FCE model [...]

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 Impact of Medication Adherence on Workplace Productivity Outcomes

Medication nonadherence—when a patient’s use of prescribed pharmaceuticals for a given condition does not meet established guidelines or provider recommendations—undermines the effectiveness of treatments. Recent efforts to improve adherence have shown promise, but the implications for how improved adherence will impact patients’ lost work time is not well known. To help employers understand the business's [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]