Big Health, Castlight Health team-up to offer employee mental health solution

Big Health Sleepio

Big Health is partnering with health navigation platform provider Castlight Health in a deal that will see Castlight’s 250+ employer clients being able to deliver improved sleep and mental health to their employees with Big Health’s digital sleep improvement program Sleepio.

Sleepio is clinically proven to help individuals overcome insomnia as well as improve anxiety and depression via a web and mobile application. With the help of Sleepio, employees using Castlight’s platform will be able to improve every aspect of their health experience from accessing care to managing a condition. Together, the two companies are helping people to navigate healthcare and live healthier and happier lives by improving mental health through better sleep.

“We’re pleased to partner with Castlight to more easily provide employees with access to our proven digital medicine programs like Sleepio,” Peter Hames, CEO and co-founder of Big Health, said in a statement. “Castlight and Sleepio’s integration provides a solution for employees looking to improve every aspect of their health, from staying healthy to sleeping more soundly.”

Castlight empowers employees with the information they need to make informed healthcare decisions and better manage their healthcare benefits. The platform is a one-stop shop for health and benefits information with targeted, personalized messaging. It also provides care guidance in the form of a virtual health assistant that simplifies the decision making process and guides employees to the best possible individual care.

“Through our partnership with Big Health to offer Sleepio, our customers are able to access a scientifically proven program that will vastly improve any issues they’re currently having with their sleep,” Molly Andruszkiewicz, Senior Director of Business Development at Castlight Health, said in a statement. “We are constantly looking for best-in-class employer health solutions to add to our ecosystem, so we’re pleased to add Big Health who is leading the way in their space.”

Sleepio’s program is currently available to more than 1,000,000 employees, offered by companies such as Comcast, LinkedIn, Boston Medical Center and Henry Ford Health System among others.