HR Happy Hour 209 - Castlight and Enterprise Healthcare Management
Recorded LIVE from the Health & Benefits Leadership Conference April 9, 2015
Hosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlane
Guest: Maeve O'Meara, VP Products Castlight Health
US organizations spend about $620B annually on employee health and benefits programs and up to 30% of this enormous spend is wasted according to some estimates. For most employers, health and benefits is a Top 3 cost, but most have also only managed these as costs, i.e., as needing to be controlled, managed down, and to be shifted more to employees in the form of greater employee contributions towards care and benefits. But for many organizations, employee benefits have moved from a cost to be managed towards an important asset to be leveraged for employee well-being and organizational success.
Today on the show, Steve was joined by Maeve O'Meara, VP Products from Castlight Health, an HR technology solution provider that has created a platform for what i