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2013-07-17 23:01:45

David B. Nash, Dean of Jefferson School of Population Health to Keynote Opening Dinner, October 23 Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 The Care Continuum Alliance, the voice of population health, today announced two new institutes, one for health care executives and one for employers focused on worksite wellness programs, at its annual conference, CCA Forum 2013, to be held October 23-25, in Scottsdale, Arizona, with the theme, The Value of Population Health: Implementation Matters. For...

2013-02-26 08:29:23

DALLAS, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kraft Foods Group, Inc. was honored with the 2013 Healthy Workforce Productivity Award by the Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI) and the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH) at the annual IBI/NBCH Health & Productivity Forum. The annual award recognizes leadership in the area of health and productivity and honors an employer that has worked with its employees to develop, implement, and measure an innovative health and productivity...

2013-02-25 08:29:37

20 years later, new report reappraises Family and Medical Leave Act as "early warning system" to prevent disability absence DALLAS, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the 20(th) anniversary of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI) released a study that spotlights how employers can use FMLA as an "early warning system" to predict and prevent disability absence. Analyzing data from 161 companies and 520,000 employees, the...

2013-01-08 12:26:21

Employer case studies feature American Express, Barrette Outdoor Living, and O'Neal Industries SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --To assist employers faced with increasing amounts of data, which are often siloed within various benefits, human resources, safety and operational departments, the nonprofit Integrated Benefits Institute is making available a new resource to help employers measure and quantify the productivity consequences of workforce health....

2012-12-17 12:23:59

February 25-27 conference features Sabre Holdings CEO Sam Gilliland, Walmart, Capital One and Greyhound SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New strategies and solutions to better manage health and productivity will be offered to employers and benefits suppliers at the upcoming forum hosted by the Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI) and the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH). The 2013 IBI/NBCH Health & Productivity Forum will be held...

Heart Attacks Cost More Than Your Health
2012-11-05 15:21:33

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online You might want to think twice before ordering that dollar cheeseburger today at McDonalds, because according to a new study, it ultimately comes at a higher price later on down the road. People who suffer from a heart attack face more than a physical recovery, they also suffer from an economic recovery as well. A study presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2012 found that the economic impact of a...

2012-10-01 06:26:20

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI) has expanded its benchmarking program to include more data and more features for users. The program can be used to understand key dimensions of industry benefit program activity, and to measure how any company is performing compared to peers in its industry for short-term disability, long-term disability, family medical leave and workers' compensation. (Logo:...

2012-02-13 10:02:00

C-suite understands the impact of employee health on financial performance and ability to compete in a global economy SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to new research from the non-profit Integrated Benefits Institute, America's CFOs understand the significant impact employee health has on financial performance and are playing an increasing role in health investment decisions. The report offers specific approaches to assist benefits managers and...

2011-08-31 06:52:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid the worst economic times in decades for U.S. businesses, a new study of employers from the non-profit Integrated Benefits Institute indicates that key aspects of lost-time benefits programs have remained remarkably stable. The incidence of short- (STD) and long-term disability (LTD) programs changed little between 2008 and 2010, and durations for STD and workers' compensation temporary disability were essentially flat. Even with this...

2011-02-01 07:44:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Employers seek to better coordinate the work of their many benefits suppliers to reduce waste while improving the employee experience and workforce health and productivity. To this end, the non-profit Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI) has released a new "how-to" resource. The resource, Winning Together: Turning Vendors into Partners for Workforce Health and Productivity, includes a DVD to explain these coordination strategies; a downloadable...