HealthSparq to Lead Discussion on Consumer Healthcare Empowerment at The Institute for Healthcare Consumerism Forum East

   HealthSparq to Lead Discussion on Consumer Healthcare Empowerment at The
               Institute for Healthcare Consumerism Forum East

Presenting best practices for cost and quality transparency in healthcare

PR Newswire

PORTLAND, Ore., April 30, 2013

PORTLAND, Ore., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --HealthSparq, a trusted provider
of cost and quality healthcare transparency solutions among 15 of the nation's
health plans, will lead a roundtable discussion at the Institute for
Healthcare Consumerism Forum on May 9^th focused on engaging consumers on
their healthcare choices, and will share strategies and best practices that
lead to better consumer healthcare decision-making.

"Our company leadership has seen firsthand the value of giving patients the
information they need to make independent and informed decisions. It's
groundbreaking," said HealthSparq's President Scott Decker. "HealthSparq will
share our best practices for increasing value-based decisions for healthcare
services driven by over six years of experience with thousands of health plan
members."

HealthSparq's Director of eHealth Strategy, Brodie Dychinco, will lead the
discussion and is available for interviews at the conference.

WHO: HealthSparq leads discussion at The Institute for Healthcare Consumerism
Forum East

WHAT: Consumer Healthcare Transparency Best Practices: Join a discussion with
the business leaders at HealthSparq, who helped ignite the healthcare
transparency revolution six years ago via the highly successful member portal
at the largest health plan in the Pacific Northwest. As highlighted in a case
study published last year by Forrester Research, Inc., the team's experience
has resulted in a set of best practices and solutions based on real-world
consumer needs.

WHEN: Thursday, May 9^th, 12:00 p.m. EDT

WHERE: Main Ballroom, Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta GA

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Visit HealthSparq at Booth #410 before or after the
presentation for additional information and interviews. For more information
about The Institute for Healthcare Consumerism Forum East, visit
http://www.theihccforum.com/2013-forum-east/. To learn more about HealthSparq,
visit www.HealthSparq.com and follow @HealthSparq on Twitter. To request a
HealthSparq demo, please send an email toinfo@HealthSparq.comor
call855-SPARQ-IT (855-772-7748).

About HealthSparq

HealthSparq develops healthcare transparency solutions for health plans and
self-insured employers. The HealthSparq platform leverages data from a variety
of sources, including health insurance claims, linked together with community
reviews and discussions to empower consumers to make informed decisions via
online shopping for healthcare. HealthSparq is part of the Cambia Health
Solutions family of companies and is located in Portland, Oregon. To learn
more about HealthSparq, visit www.HealthSparq.com.



SOURCE HealthSparq

Website: http://www.HealthSparq.com
Contact: Christine Lynch, 208.333.7839, Christine.Lynch@CambiaHealth.com
 
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