Castlight Health Strengthens Health Navigation Platform with Washington Health Alliance Partnership
November 8, 2017
Improves care guidance for Castlight’s Washington state customers including Boeing, Esterline Technologies, Microsoft and Providence St. Joseph Health
San Francisco and Seattle – November 8, 2017 – Today, Castlight Health, Inc. (NYSE: CSLT) announced its partnership with the Washington Health Alliance, the state’s leader in healthcare cost and quality transparency. The partnership integrates Castlight’s comprehensive health navigation platform with Washington state’s largest healthcare cost and quality database to help the state’s Castlight customers, including Boeing, Esterline Technologies, Microsoft and Providence St. Joseph Health and their employees make smarter health benefits and healthcare decisions.
“We are proud to partner with the Washington Health Alliance, an innovative local leader committed to improving healthcare for the people of Washington state,” said John Doyle, CEO of Castlight Health. “Castlight’s platform, integrated with the best-available cost and quality data, will help Washington employees make better healthcare choices by guiding them to high-quality, high-value providers and care.”
The Washington Health Alliance is a multi-stakeholder nonprofit organization that shares the most comprehensive data on the state’s healthcare system to help providers, patients, employers, and unions improve the quality and value of their healthcare.
“The Alliance’s all-payer-claims database will offer Castlight employer customers and their employees objective, in-depth insights into the healthcare and services delivered by Washington health systems and providers,” said Nancy Giunto, Executive Director of the Washington Health Alliance.
Castlight’s health navigation platform is the only one to offer a full range of total wellbeing capabilities, care guidance tools, and an engagement hub in a single platform. Now, Castlight users in Washington can engage with the platform to find and compare providers, not just by average ‘star’ ratings or patient reviews, but by actual quality claims data. Whether an employee wants to find a high-quality primary care doctor or wants to ensure their next ER visit doesn’t ring up unnecessary costs, they can quickly and easily use Castlight’s platform to find the best option for their care.