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Integrated Benefits Institute Analysis of Impact of COVID-19 on the Mental Health of US Workforce Finds 400% Increase in Anxiety and Depression

Sep 27, 2021|

Overly stressed and diminishing workforce impacted by geographic location, work disruptions, gender and access to care OAKLAND – September 27, 2021 – To help employers better understand and support the mental health needs of their employees, health and productivity research non-profit Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI) conducted an analysis of the impact of work disruptions [...]

COVID-19 Lost Time from Work Could Cost Employers More Than $50 Billion Per Integrated Benefits Institute Analysis

Apr 20, 2021|

COVID-19 Lost Time from Work Could Cost Employers More Than $50 Billion Per Integrated Benefits Institute Analysis OAKLAND, CA – April 20, 2021 –To help US employers quantify the broader impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, health and productivity research non-profit Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI) conducted an analysis to estimate lost work time [...]

Patients as Experts: The Evidence for Managing Musculoskeletal Disorders and Pain

Apr 1, 2021|

Patients as Experts: The Evidence for Managing Musculoskeletal Disorders and Pain Brian Gifford , Ph.D., Director, Research and Analytics, IBI The workforce burden of musculoskeletal disorders and pain In 2018, one in four working-age Americans sought care for musculoskeletal disorders (MSK) such as back pain and arthritis. MSK disorders account for one in five short-term disability [...]