Health Care Transparency Leader to Speak on Industry Panel at Business Health Agenda 2012 in Washington, D.C.
San Francisco, CA – March 5, 2012 – Castlight Health, developer of a personalized health care shopping portal, announced that Naomi Allen, the company’s vice president of sales and services, is among the industry experts speaking at National Business Group on Health’s Business Health Agenda 2012. The event is taking place March 7 – 9 at the JW Marriott in Washington, D.C.
Allen will participate in an industry panel discussing how employers are empowering their employees to make better, more cost-effective health care decisions based on quality and cost. The panel will address the potential these innovations have to improve patient satisfaction and reduce costs.
- What: Pre-Conference Innovations Meeting – Transparency and Reference-Based Pricing: Changing the Decision Making Experience
- When: Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 9:15 – 10:30 a.m. ET
- Where: Business Health Agenda, JW Marriott in Washington, DC
- Who: The panel, moderated by Shawn Leavitt, vice president of global compensation and benefits at Carlson Companies Inc, includes Castlight Health’s Allen; Brian Marcotte, vice president of compensation and benefits at Honeywell; and James P. Dickey, senior health program manager, Intel Health Benefit Services, Intel Corporation.
“Achieving true health care transparency is central to Castlight’s mission and we continue to provide unbiased information to drive health care quality up and costs down,” said Allen. “By providing the tools to evaluate quality, cost and convenience metrics, health care transparency is one of the most powerful wellness solutions employers can give to their employees.”
Business Health Agenda brings together the world’s thought leaders in health care and provides a venue for them to discuss new solutions. The Pre-Conference Innovations Meeting, consisting of four panels, will provide an in-depth exploration of emerging innovations that have the potential to dramatically change consumer engagement in decision making, health care quality, safe and cost. For more information and to register, visit https://ww2.eventrebels.com/er/Registration/StepRegInfo.jsp?ActivityID=7201&StepNumber=1.
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 (888) 227-8544.
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