Health Care Transparency Leader and Global Life Sciences Company to Conduct Industry Workshop at Health and Benefits Management Conference
San Francisco, CA – April 10, 2012 – Castlight Health, developer of a personalized health care shopping portal, announced that Ethan Prater, the company’s vice president of products, is leading a workshop at the IHC FORUM East conference on Thursday, April 12. Carole Mendoza, director of benefits for Castlight customer Life Technologies, will join Mr. Prater in conducting the session. IHC FORUM East is taking place April 12 – 13 at the Cobb Galleria Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
The workshop, titled “Best Practices in Employee Engagement: The ‘Take Charge’ Campaign at Life Technologies,” will detail how Life Technologies has been able to better engage its employees in the management of their health care with Castlight Health. Attendees will learn how to adopt Life Technologies’ practices to establish a workplace culture that promotes employee involvement in their health care decisions.
- What: Best Practices in Employee Engagement: The ‘Take Charge’ Campaign at Life Technologies
- When: Thursday, April 12, 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. ET
- Where: IHC FORUM East, Cobb Galleria Center in Atlanta, GA
- Who: Ethan Prater, Castlight Health and Carole Mendoza, Life Technologies
“Providing quality, affordable care is a significant challenge for organizations. Beyond having the right tools in place to help employees make well-educated decisions about their care, employees must be motivated to play an active role in their health,” said Prater. “Life Technologies is a perfect example of how an organization can improve the quality and lower the cost of care by helping employees become better-informed health care consumers.”
IHC FORUM East is the only conference fully dedicated to innovative health and benefits management. Through cutting-edge workshops, general sessions and networking opportunities, attendees acquire relevant insights from industry thought leaders and policymakers on how to cut costs, engage employees and comply with current healthcare laws.
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 Venrock, Oak Investment Partners, Maverick Capital, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Wellcome Trust, Cleveland Clinic, and U.S. Venture Partners. For more information, please visit our web site at http://www.castlighthealth.com or call (415) 829-1400.
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