New IBI Study Finds That 1 in 3 Lower-income Workers Do Without Needed Care They Cannot Afford—Which Can Increase their Sick Days By Nearly 70%

Jul 23, 2019|

OAKLAND – July 24, 2019 – One in three lower-income employees experienced a need for health care they could not afford according to a new study from the Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI), a nonprofit health and productivity research organization. On average, employees who experienced a cost-related barrier to care had 70% more sick days than [...]

World Health Organization: Job Burnout Now a Diagnosable Syndrome

May 29, 2019|

In 2022, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Classification of Diseases, revision 11 (ICD-11) will contain a code (QD85 Burn-out) for a syndrome characterized by: 1) feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion; 2) increased mental distance from one’s job, or feelings of negativism or cynicism related to one's job; and 3) reduced professional efficacy. Burn-out [...]