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ConnectYourCare Presents Innovative Approach to Consumer Engagement at Microsoft’s 2013 Health & Life Sciences Executive Forum

Industry leaders join Microsoft to discuss healthcare incentives, information, and tools that help create “The Activated, Engaged and Accountable Consumer”

HUNT VALLEY, Md., April 23, 2013

ConnectYourCare’s CEO, Jamie Spriggs, and Vice President of Product Development, Dan Stachura, presented “Smart Technology Solutions that Drive Real Change” to leaders from the health plan, provider and life sciences industries on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 during Microsoft’s 2013 Health & Life Sciences Executive Forum in Chicago, IL. The focus of this year’s invitation-only forum was “The Activated, Engaged and Accountable Consumer,” and discussions centered on how technology can help motivate consumers to manage their health, health risks and conditions, as well as navigate the complex care delivery system.

“Our innovative platform revolutionizes the tedious, multi-step experience of yesterday with instantaneous solutions for today’s consumers,” said Spriggs. “As employers move aggressively toward account-based healthcare as the solution to mitigate rising healthcare costs, our accessible and convenient technology features enable and empower individual control over health spending.”

Microsoft’s Executive Forum was created at the request of top executives to bring together stakeholders and decision makers from health and life sciences organizations to share success stories and best practices that activate and engage patients.

An agenda for the Forum can be found here. The following speakers also made presentations:

Nick Baird, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Alliance to Make US Healthiest
Stephen Konya, Chief of Staff/Chief Operating Officer, Illinois Department of Public Health
Bob Nease, Ph.D., Chief Scientist, Research and New Solutions, Express Scripts
Gary Puckrein, Ph.D, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Minority Quality Forum and William O’Leary, J.D., Senior Director and Chief Health Policy Officer Microsoft Corporation
Michael Roizen, MD, Chief Wellness Officer, Cleveland Clinic
Dennis Schmuland, MD, FAAFP, Chief Health Strategy Officer, Microsoft Corporation
Joe Woods, Chief Executive Officer, HumanaVitality

About ConnectYourCare

As people who can make sense of the evolving health care landscape, ConnectYourCare gives employers a fighting chance against skyrocketing health care costs—while offering employees a valuable benefit they use and appreciate to better manage health savings. Delivering ROI and efficiencies at every turn; giving individuals tools they can use to make better-informed choices, including our renowned service representatives; simplifying the entire process with market-setting technology solutions—and continually developing new features and options—these are the core competencies that have allowed us to grow a loyal and highly satisfied client base of organizations of every size. Learn more at connectyourcare.com.

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