Wellness + Lifestyle

It’s Not Just Physical, It’s Financial – IBI Forum Webinar Series

Jun 13, 2016|Categories: Previous Forums|Tags: , , |

To achieve the best business results, employee's financial wellness is key. Join Lincoln Financial and CoBiz Insurance to review data supporting the link between group benefits and financial wellness, and learn how employees' views regarding financial security and group benefits differ by generation. This presentation was originally featured at IBI's 2016 Forum. [...]

Behavioral Health And The Workplace: Productivity Costs And Solutions

Apr 22, 2016|Categories: Market Perspectives|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Employers and their benefit advisers face a complex array of carriers and third-party administrators when attempting to choose absence and disability providers. In the past, these choices often hinged upon price alone. Recent research and surveys have demonstrated that employee absence and disability cost more than previously thought. The provider choice can ultimately have major [...]

Happiness and the Bottom Line: The Happy Worker Prescription

Apr 12, 2016|Categories: Market Perspectives|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In this white paper, Lincoln Financial Group introduces the “Happy Worker Prescription.” Lincoln Financial Group reviews the research literature connecting employee happiness and productivity, explore the components of happiness, and describe why the findings are critical to employer success in the modern economic environment. Lincoln Financial Group concludes with a 10-step “prescription” for maximizing employee [...]

Health-Related Lost Productivity: The Full Cost Of Absence

Feb 11, 2016|Categories: Market Perspectives|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Traditionally, absence and disability management programs have been marketed with claims of increasing the productivity of the employer's workforce. The challenge is how to translate these programs and services into specific employer gains. In this paper, we explore the productivity loss caused by employees who are away from work for medical reasons (absence and disability). [...]

IBI Research: Unhealthy Body Weight and Health and Productivity Outcomes

Sep 11, 2015|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Spotlight on article published in Population Health Management IBI Spotlights call attention to important health and productivity findings from peer-reviewed work. The research described in this particular Spotlight is authored or co-authored by an IBI researcher. IBI members are encouraged to obtain the original articles from the copyright holder. What is the Issue? Employers have [...]

Ill Employees in Unsupportive Workplaces Have More Absences and Lower Performance

Jul 27, 2015|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , , , |

IBI’s newest study shows that unsupportive workplace climates –where employees perceive unsafe working conditions, low respect and trust, poor variety and learning and high workload – are associated with higher absence and lower job performance among ill employees. This study shows the importance of developing supportive work climates that can enhance, rather than undermine, employers’ [...]

Worksite Wellness Programs in Small Businesses

Jan 21, 2015|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Spotlight on article published in Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine IBI Spotlights call attention to important health and productivity findings from peer-reviewed work. The research described in this particular Spotlight is authored or co-authored by an IBI researcher. IBI members are encouraged to obtain the original articles from the copyright holder. What is the [...]

Multi-Study Spotlight: Savings from Workplace Wellness Programs

May 23, 2013|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |

Spotlight on article published in Health Affairs IBI Spotlights call attention to important health and productivity findings from peer-reviewed work by external researchers. Unless otherwise stated, the authors are not affiliated with IBI, nor was the research executed on IBI’s behalf. IBI members are encouraged to obtain the original articles from the copyright holder. What [...]

Multi-Study Spotlight: Workplace Health Promotion and Presenteeism

May 23, 2013|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |

Spotlight on article published in BMC Public Health  IBI Spotlights call attention to important health and productivity findings from peer-reviewed work by external researchers. Unless otherwise stated, the authors are not affiliated with IBI, nor was the research executed on IBI’s behalf. IBI members are encouraged to obtain the original articles from the copyright [...]

Multi-Study Spotlight: The Economic Impact of Workplace Health Promotion and Wellness Programs

May 23, 2013|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |

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