Castlight Health CEO Giovanni Colella, M.D. Joins Panel Session at Rock Health’s 3rd Annual Health Innovation Summit

Aug 8, 2013

Dr. Colella Addresses “Beyond the First Adopters: Digital Health at Scale”

on Thursday, August 8th at 4:00 p.m. PT

SAN FRANCISCO — August 8, 2013 — Today Castlight Health co-founder and CEO, Giovanni Colella, M.D., will share his perspectives on successfully growing a health care technology company at Rock Health’s third annual Health Innovation Summit. Castlight Health, the leading health care transparency company, is a service offered by employers to their employees, enabling individuals to shop for health care by cost and quality. During the panel session, titled “Beyond the First Adopters: Digital Health at Scale,” Dr. Colella will join fellow health care entrepreneurs to share best practices for sustained business success in the health care technology market. The panel’s participants will examine consumer health engagement, the monetization of technology, and the management and integration of data, among other topics.

  • What: Health Innovation Summit Panel: “Beyond the First Adopters: Digital Health At Scale”
  • When: Thursday, August 8th, 4:00 – 4:30 p.m. PT
  • Where: The W Hotel, 181 3rd St., San Francisco, CA 94103
  • Who: Giovanni Colella, M.D., co-founder and CEO, Castlight Health; James Park, co-founder and CEO, Fitbit; Sharon Knight, founder, Avik Ventures (moderator)

The Health Innovation Summit is an opportunity for companies to connect with new strategic partners, investors, potential new hires, and up-and-coming entrepreneurs through interactive industry discussion and care provider feedback. The event is a platform for companies to launch their startup, or watch others as they demo new products and services that will change health as we know it today.

About Castlight Health

Castlight Health enables employers, their employees, and health plans to take control of health care costs and improve care. Named #1 on The Wall Street Journal’s list of “The Top 50 Venture-Backed Companies” for 2011 and one of Dow Jones’ 50 Most Investment-Worthy Technology Start-Ups, Castlight Health helps the country’s self-insured employers and health plans empower consumers to shop for health care. Castlight Health is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by prominent investors including Allen & Company, Cleveland Clinic, Maverick Capital, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Oak Investment Partners, Redmile Group, T. Rowe Price, U.S. Venture Partners, Venrock, Wellcome Trust and two unnamed mutual funds. For more information, please visit our web site at or call (415) 829-1400. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn and Like us on Facebook.

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