Nearly a year after ACA implementation, this session dove into the new ways benefits are being offered to consumers, how employers are buying care directly, and what new technologies are enabling change in direct care provision.
Ethan Prater examines how being a self insured employer actively and productively uses health care coverage to better understand the health care system.
Consumer engagement in health care decision making is more important than ever. Though clinical outcomes in the U.S. haven’t improved, the financial burden on individuals has substantially increased as health care costs continue to skyrocket. What innovations today optimize consumer engagement, … Continued
Companies: Castlight Health
How are Health 2.0 tools helping employers make smarter purchasing decisions? What technologies are vendors using to educate employers and help them when making benefit enrollment decisions? We’ll address these questions and more, and see the tools that companies are … Continued
Ethan Prater, VP Product Marketing, Castlight Health Castlight integrates provider search with cost information to make consumers better shoppers. Aiming to lower health care costs and end discrimination against clients with pre-existing conditions, Castlelight was named #1 onThe Wall Street … Continued
To be on Launch! it must be the first time a company has demoed at a conference, and the product must either be coming out soon or have been in very limited beta to this point. During 2010 we saw … Continued
Giovanni Colella, CEO, Castlight Health Gio is primarily a psychiatrist trained in Milan, but he’s best known for founding RelayHealth and eventually selling it to McKesson. He co-founded Castlight in 2008, raised $80m in venture funds, and became publicly exposed in a … Continued
Ethan Prater, Castlight Health - Employers, Payers and the Great Health 2.0 Awakening In 2010 Castlight Health was outed by the NY Times as being the engine behind Safeway’s ambitious attempts to change the health care experience of its employees. They were … Continued
Employers and insurers have been the sleeping giants of health care. But now they are increasingly active in guiding people they cover in wellness programs and in collaborating on the infrastructure for new delivery models. How are they using Health … Continued