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Castlight Health Executives Discuss Transforming the U.S. Health Care System


Castlight Joins Leading Health Care and Business Events to Highlight How Transparency Enables Higher Quality, More Affordable Care

SAN FRANCISCO – November 19, 2013 – Castlight Health, a leader in health care transparency, today announced that Castlight executives Giovanni Colella, M.D. and Kristin Torres Mowat will outline the need for transparency in the U.S. health care system at upcoming industry conferences.

Castlight’s co-founder and CEO, Giovanni Colella, M.D., will deliver a keynote speech at the Columbia Business School Healthcare Conference taking place November 22, 2013 in New York and speak on a panel at the National Summit on Health Care Price, Cost and Quality Transparency on December 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. In the Columbia Business School Healthcare Conference keynote, “Transforming Health Care – Lessons Learned from a Serial Entrepreneur,” Dr. Colella will share insights on the steps he has taken throughout his career to help improve the U.S. health care system. In the National Summit session, “Commercializing Cost Transparency: Private Sector Providers of Transparent Information,” Dr. Colella will detail how the delivery of cost transparency can help make individuals better informed health care consumers, and as a result, may improve their outcomes.  

Castlight’s vice president of health plan development, Kristin Torres Mowat, will speak on Tuesday, November 19 at the AHIP 2013 National Operations and Technology Forum in Chicago. In the session, “Can Health Care Price Transparency Promote High Value Care?”, Mowat will participate in a panel with other industry experts to discuss the role cost transparency can play in helping individuals access high-value health care.

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