IBI Research Director Dr. Brian Gifford and Research Associate Betty Zong presented at the International Conference on Occupational Stress and Health, Work, Stress and Health 2017: Contemporary Challenges and Opportunities at the Hilton Minneapolis in Minnesota, June 7-10, 2017. This conference was convened by the American Psychological Association, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and [...]
IBI Research Director Dr. Brian Gifford sat down with Sedgwick's Executive Vice President and Chief Performance Officer Darrell Brown to discuss the work and health relationship at the 2017 Annual Risk Management Society (RIMS) Conference.
Earlier this month, IBI President Dr. Tom Parry sat down with Sedgwick Institute’s Chris Mandel to discuss IBI’s 20-year trajectory within the ever-evolving field of occupational health. In this podcast, Dr. Parry advocates for an increased attention to the business value of workforce health, recognizing that health must be considered not simply a cost, [...]
What is the C-suite trying to accomplish with its benefits strategy? What do senior leaders want to know? What do they need to know? IBI’s recent presentation for health care employers used research findings to drive home the message that recognizing the costs of illness is just the beginning. Understanding how health creates value is [...]
On June 12th, IBI Executive Vice President Dr. Kim Jinnett presented findings on behavioral health and business-related outcomes at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s Workplace Wellness Summit. Sandia National Laboratories provided practical how-to advice from an employer’s perspective around behavioral health improvements tied to job-relevant outcomes.
Tom Parry, IBI President, and Brian Gifford, Director of Research and Measurement presented findings on the costs of behavioral health issues for a gathering of employers at Castlight’s Enterprise Healthcare Summit.
On April 2nd, 2015, IBI President Dr. Thomas Parry spoke at the Dallas Fort Worth Business Group on Health’s meeting of HR professionals. He described the competitive advantage of a population-based approach to workforce health management and included results from IBI’s study of the costs of low prevalence diseases. IBI board member Abbvie sponsored the [...]
At a consensus conference of the American Academy of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE/ACE) in Washington, D.C., IBI Executive Vice President Kim Jinnett presented an overview of research that connects investments in health to work outcomes – with a specific emphasis on the productivity implications of diabetes management. Her slide presentation is now available as an annotated [...]
IBI recently explained its method of valuing a health-related absence to a group of benefits professionals from one of our member organizations. The valuation method takes into account both wage replacement expenses and associated opportunity costs - such as missed revenue opportunities, overtime and substitute workers. This annotated slide deck was developed for that presentation. [...]