Castlight Health Wins National Contract with Union Pacific Railroad Employes Health Systems
Jun 1, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO – June 1, 2015 – Castlight Health, Inc. (NYSE:CSLT), a leader in enterprise healthcare management (EHM), today announced that the Union Pacific Railroad Employes Health Systems (UPREHS) has selected the Castlight Enterprise Healthcare Cloud platform to help the non-profit organization strategically manage its healthcare investment on behalf of its union members. Individuals who receive healthcare benefits from UPREHS will soon be able to make more informed medical choices using Castlight.
“At UPREHS, we believe we are at the tipping point of changing the healthcare experience for our members. We are actively working to bring our members a new level of healthcare experience,” said Rich Egan, CEO of Union Pacific Railroad Employes Health Systems. “We are very excited to partner with Castlight Health. Castlight’s robust healthcare offering is a navigational tool that will help our members get answers to their healthcare questions, in real time, allowing them to better navigate a complex healthcare system and achieve better healthcare outcomes. We view this as a win for all parties.”
Working with the Castlight Enterprise Healthcare Cloud, UPREHS plans to:
- Drive awareness and use of UPREHS’ existing health and wellness programs to its diverse and geographically dispersed national membership. UPREHS will promote the Castlight Enterprise Healthcare Cloud platform as an integrated “one-stop shop” to access programs such as a mail-order pharmacy and a sleep apnea treatment;
- Allow UPREHS members access to their benefits any time they need, day or night, with just a few clicks on the UPREHS website or via their mobile application, and;
- Help UPREHS members become healthcare consumers that understand how to identify and secure value-based care. UPREHS will implement Castlight’s award-winning medical and pharmacy services, as well as work with the company’s proven user-engagement team to drive member use of the Castlight platform.
“Castlight is thrilled to add UPREHS to our family of customers,” said Giovanni Colella, MD, co-founder and CEO of Castlight Health. “At Castlight, we understand the nuances and needs of large, complex organizations, including those like UPREHS – non-profit entities and organizations with a unionized employee population. We’re privileged to work with companies that span 25 industries, which allows us to bring key learnings on leveraging the Castlight Enterprise Healthcare Cloud to meet specific business objectives.”
Today, more than 170 companies spanning 25 industries have selected the Castlight Enterprise Healthcare Cloud platform to leverage existing investments in employee health and wellness, eliminate waste, and eradicate unnecessary spending. Castlight customers include 45 Fortune 500 companies, spanning technology, manufacturing, and transportation, as well as government entities.
About the Union Pacific Railroad Employes Health Systems
UPREHS is a 501 (c) (9) Utah based, not-for-profit corporation. UPREHS provides health benefits to more than 20,000 labor-union represented employees of the Union Pacific Railroad. Additionally, UPREHS provides supplemental medical benefit coverage to approximately 2,500 retiree employees and offers Medicare Supplemental coverage to approximately 12,000 of its members. UPREHS was incorporated in 1947, but traces its roots to 1870
Our vision is to work together to find better healthcare solutions for our members and change the healthcare landscape
About Castlight Health
Castlight Health, Inc. (NYSE:CSLT) is a leader in Enterprise Healthcare Management. We believe great healthcare builds great business, and U.S. enterprises can gain control over the $620 billion spent annually on healthcare, transforming a crippling cost into a strategic business advantage. Recognized as a top 2014 software platform by the HR Technology Conference & Exposition, the Castlight Enterprise Healthcare Cloud enables employers to understand and manage their healthcare investments while helping employees make the best possible healthcare decisions. Castlight is a great place to work, honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice award and recognized by Rock Health for Diversity in Leadership. For more information visit www.castlighthealth.com. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn and Like us on Facebook. Source: Castlight Health.
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