Integrated Benefits Institute

2015 IBI Forum

Thanks to our 420+ attendees for coming to the 2015 IBI Annual Forum: Maintaining a healthy, high-performing and productive workforce in a rapidly changing environment, on March 16-18, 2015 in San Francisco. Scroll down for access to presentations and videos from the event.

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Plenary Session: Improving Workforce Performance in a Changing Work Climate

Thomas Parry, PhD, President, Integrated Benefits Institute
Kim Jinnett, PhD, Executive Vice President, Integrated Benefits Institute
Jamie Stalker, MD, Division Director, Health and Employee Wellness Division, Argonne National Laboratory
Kathy Gerwig, Vice President, Employee Safety, Health and Wellness, Kaiser Permanente
Chris Chan, Innovation Imagineer, Mercer LABS
Mary Tavarozzi, North America Practice Leader-Group Benefits, Towers Watson

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Plenary Session: Synergy at Work: Private Exchanges and Workforce Performance

Bruce Sherman, MD, Medical Director, Employer Health Coalition
Chris McSwain, Chief Strategy Officer, Aasonn
Mark Fendrick, MD, Director, VBID Center, University of Michigan
Noel Rihm Obourn, Principal, Emerging Markets, Bulk Consultants

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Plenary Session: A Practical Approach to Integrating Health and Disability Programs

Randy Ford, Vice President, Product and Service Solutions, Unum, Nation Client Group
Rich Fuerstenberg, Senior Partner, Mercer
Denise Callari, MD, Vice President, HealthCare Strategies, UnitedHealthcare
Michelle Martin, Vice President, HR Specialty Benefits, CBS

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Workshop: New Insights: Employer Engagement and Absence Management Strategies

Karen English, Partner, Spring Consulting Group
Gene Lanzoni, Assistant Vice President, Market Intelligence, Guardian
Jane Ryan, Return to Work Section Head, Mayo Foundation,

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Workshop: Using Consumer Activation to Better Understand Consumer Behavior and Outcomes

Craig Kurtzweil, Senior Vice President, Analytic Innovations, UnitedHealth Group

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Workshop: Telemedicine: Innovative Approaches to Health Care

Rich Feifer, MD, Chief Medical Officer, National Accounts, Aetna
Joe O’Neill, VP, Compensation & Benefits, Penske Truck Leasing
Ryan June, Director of Healthcare Analytics, Teladoc

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Workshop: Effective Employee Engagement and Support for Obesity Management

Jack Nightingale, Vice President, Healthcare Practice, Benfield – Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Firky Isaac, MD, Vice President of Global Health Services, Johnson & Johnson

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Workshop: Fit for Work in a Physically Demanding Environment: A Comprehensive Approach to Wellness at Goldcorp's Wharf Mine

Colleen Broersma, President, 3:1 Corporate HPM Solutions
Larry Bakke, Administrative Manager, Wharf Mine

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Workshop: FMLA & ADA: Avoiding Pitfalls and Reducing Absences

Matt Morris, VP, AbsenceResources, ComPsych
Bert Cleary, Senior HR Manager, Compensation & Benefits, Welchs

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Workshop: Work-Focused Interventions for Value-Based Care Around Depression

Debra Lerner, PhD, Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry, Tufts University SOM; Director, Program on Health, Work and Productivity, Tufts Medical Center
Francisca Azócar, PhD, Vice President, Research and Evaluation Behavioral Health Sciences, OptumHealth

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Workshop: Addressing Health Holistically: An Integrated Benefits Strategy Approach

Gary Fritsch, Product Manager, Cigna
Alyssa Coleman, Benefits Consultant, NextEra Energy
Deb Snider, Director of Health &Welfare Benefits, BAE Systems
Michelanne Bradwell, Manager, Benefits, Konica Minolta

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Workshop: Fixing Stress: Informing Health, Productivity & Wellness

Robert Simon Siegel, CEO, Global Optimal Health Group
John White, MD, Chief Medical Advisor, Diagnos-Techs
Eric Hatzenbuehler, Health & Productivity Consultant
Tamela Thomas, Wellness Manager, Washington Athletic Club in Seattle

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Workshop: Partnership and Prevention: Utilizing Different Health Networks to Prevent Disease and Promote Performance

John Sinnot, MD Chairman, Internal Medicine, USFHealth
Antonio Iglesias, Regional Medical Director, Pfizer, Inc.

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Workshop: Health and Productivity Management Guided by a Workforce's Professional, Social, and Emotional Wellbing

Jim Purvis, VP, Well-Being Improvement Design, Healthways
Elizabeth Glenn-Bottari, Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Integrative Health, St. Joseph Health

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Workshop: Ensuring Compliance and Improving Productivity in a new ADAAA Landscape

David Lea, Regional Practice Leader, Reliance Standard Life Insurance
Lesley Gee, Senior Manager, Global Benefits, YAHOO Inc.
Laurie Brednich, Director, Employee Benefits, GoDaddy, Inc.

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Workshop: Tying Educational Outcomes to Good Health

Jon Harris-Shapiro, President, Continuance Health Solutions
David Hines, Director, Employee Benefits, Metro Nashville Public Schools
Patti McCarver, Director, Vanderbilt Health at MNPS, Vanderbilt

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Workshop: Delivering Value Based Solutions through Quality Partnership and Transparency

Joseph Cacchione, MD Chairman, Heart & Vascular Institute Strategy and Operations, Cleveland Clinic
Al Rapp, VP, Benefits, UPS
Geoff Kilgore, SVP, Account Management, Change Healthcare

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Workshop B: Playing the Triple Role of an Employer, Provider, and Educator: A Self-Insured Benefit Plan

Ron Loeppke, MD, Vice Chairman, U.S. Preventive Medicine
T. Warner Hudson, MD, Medical Director, UCLA Health System and Campus

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Plenary Session: What Every Employer Needs to Know-Key Success Factors for Hiring People with Disabilities: A Collaborative Research Study with the University of Kansas

Mike Dunst, AVP, National Practice Leader Absence Management, The Hartford
Oswald Mondejar, SVP, Mission and Advocacy, Partners Health System
Michael Wehmeyer, PhD, Professor of Special Education; Senior Scientist and Co-Director, Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities; Beach Center on Disability at University of Kansas
Karrie Shogren, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Special Education; Associate Director, Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities; Beach Center on Disability at University of Kansas
Sandi Boller, VP, Human Resources, US Bank
Ann Kuhnen, MD, Medical Director, Group Benefits and Workers’ Compensation, The Hartford

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Workshop: Redesigning to Better Manage Absence and Disability

Tyler Amell, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, StaffRelay
Dave Keen, Executive Director, FH Workplace Health & Provincial WH Call Centre, Fraser Health

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Workshop: Investing in Human Capital for Wellbeing and Productivity

Jeremy Watson, Wellness Product Owner, Humana
Matthew Bowdy, Outcome Strategist, Humana
Waleed Bahouth, Director, Associate Health and Well-being, Humana
Carlos Mora, PhD, Research Scientist, Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship, University of Michigan, Ross School of Business

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Workshop: Low Back Pain: A Major Employer Uses Guidelines to Manage Quality, Costs and Outcomes

Harris Allen, PhD, Founder & Principal, Harris Allen Group
Wayne Burton, MD, Chief Medical Officer, American Express
William Bunn, MD, Vice President, Navistar
Michael Erdil, MD, Associate Professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine