The Productivity Burden of Migraine, and Evidence for Effective Care

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 [...]

Oct 15, 2018|

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 [...]

Oct 12, 2018|

IBI Presents Evidence for the Productivity Impact of Migraine

Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) inhibitors hold the promise of helping migraine sufferers prevent attacks and maintain functioning. For employers, considering that migraine is both underdiagnosed and undertreated, the potential to reduce lost productivity due to migraine is substantial. On June 14, 2018, the California Technology Assessment Forum (CTAF) convened to review the Institute for Clinical [...]

Jun 14, 2018|

Press Release: Migraine Impacts Employers in both Health Care Spend and Lost Productivity Per Integrated Benefits Institute Study

SAN FRANCISCO – June 13, 2018 – Employers bear more than the costs of medical treatments for employees who suffer with migraine—there are also substantial costs due to lost work time. This is among the findings [...]

Jun 13, 2018|

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 [...]

Jun 1, 2018|

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 [...]

Jun 21, 2017|

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 [...]

Jun 21, 2017|

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 [...]

Oct 1, 2013|

Making Sense of the Unconnected: Maximize People, Productivity and Performance: Beyond Cost to Value

IBI, in collaboration with the Houston Business Coalition on Health, brought together Houston-area employers and their supplier partners for a half-day workshop focused on maximizing people, productivity and performance by moving beyond a cost focus. The workshop was moderated by Dr. Chris Skisak, Executive Director of the HBCH, and featured presentations from Chris McSwain, IBI [...]

Feb 22, 2018|
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