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IHPM and HealthMedia Announce Industry's First Behavioral Health Workplace Center for Employers
Date:4/1/2008

integrated solutions to behavioral health problems through its research and demonstration initiatives and educational programs focused on the impact and effective treatment of these often-related conditions."

"Our data confirm that conditions such as depression, stress, and insomnia are among the top drivers of productivity impairment, so we are proud to help IHPM move forward with this important initiative," said Ted Dacko, President and CEO of HealthMedia. Dacko cited the following data from a major health plan customer:

-- Those who reported feeling stress very often generated nearly 50% more

medical care visits, while those feeling stress fairly often generated

nearly 30% more care visits than those who were not stressed

-- Those who slept 6 hours or less per night generated 13% more care

visits than those who slept 7 hours per night

-- Those who reported feeling depressed most of the time generated over

22% more care visits than those who were rarely depressed

"The Workplace Center will focus on prevention and early intervention, and be instrumental in leading the industry with best practices in the measurement and treatment of behavioral health issues in the workplace," added Dacko.

In addition to depression, stress, and insomnia, the Workplace Center will focus on conditions such as alcohol and substance abuse, binge eating and other eating disorders, anxiety, grief, bipolar disorder, and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

About IHPM

The Institute for Health and Productivity Management (IHPM) is a global enterprise founded in 1997 to establish the full value of employee health and maximize its impact on business performance. It does this by helping employers identify the total cost impact of employee illness on business performance; choose the best opportunities to reduce that impact and improve performance; and measure the success of their efforts. '/>"/>

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