SOURCE: Skylight Healthcare Systems, Inc.

Skylight Healthcare Systems, Inc.

August 19, 2015 14:30 ET

Skylight Healthcare Systems Announces Speaker Line-Up for 9th Annual Client Conference

Sessions to Provide Insights Into Patient Engagement, Culture Change, EMR Integration, and Population Health Strategies

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - August 19, 2015) - Skylight® Healthcare Systems, developer of the industry's most comprehensive patient engagement platform, today announced the agenda for its 9th Annual Client Conference. In addition to keynotes from nationally recognized keynote speakers including Peter Edelstein, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Chief Medical Officer, Elsevier Clinical Solutions and Brooke Billingsley, CEO of Perception Strategies, Inc. the conference will feature presentations from over 25 hospital and health system leaders.

Featured presentations will include:

 Culture Change: The Essential Ingredient for Successful Deployment
  Char Ryan, Patient Experience and Employee Engagement Officer, Keck Medicine of USC
 Integrating with Ease: How to Integrate Skylight with EMR and Other Systems
  Nicole Martinez, Assistant Vice President of Nursing Informatics & Nursing Finance at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Selena McClinton, RN, Nursing Informatics Liaison
 Leveraging Executive Sponsorship to Maximize the Seemingly Infinite Possibilities of Skylight
  Kecia M. Kelly, DNP, MBA-HCM, RN, NEA-BC, Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Sky Ridge Medical Center
 Importance of Having Executive Leadership Commitment from Day 1, through Launch, and Beyond.
  Jeff Stout, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Renown Regional Medical Center and Meghan Meagher, Service Excellence Liaison
 An Innovative Champion's Role: 5 best practice strategies to initiate and sustain champion enthusiasm and influence Strategic Initiatives
  Diana Sepulveda, MSN, RN-BC, Manager at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
 Advances in Population Health: Reducing Readmission by Identifying at-risk Patients
  Karie Ryan. RN, MS, CHCIO. Chief Nursing Informatics Officer and VP of Application Services at Health First. Jennifer Brady, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Health First
 Taking the Initiative with Skylight to Prevent Readmits
  Susi Plough, MSN, APRN,BC,CCM, Director of Case Management, St. Vincent, part of Ascension Health

For the 8th consecutive year, the Skylight Client Conference is being held in San Diego, CA, at the historic Hotel del Coronado, and will be held October 12-14, 2015.

"We are honored to host a spectrum of innovative health leaders at our conference, and coupled with this innovation is their unparalleled commitment to improving the experience of care for patients and families," commented, Lisa Romano, RN, MSN, Chief Clinical Officer at Skylight. "We continue to witness dramatic results and reportable metrics at our clients' sites, and we have seen how leaders in the healthcare community can make a real difference in engaging patients and families across their healthcare journey."

About the Skylight Healthcare Systems Client Conference
Continuously seeking to place Skylight and its clients as the guiding force in the Interactive Patient Care market space-a force that advances its capabilities and stays ahead of the technology curve to exceed the needs and wants of patients, families, doctors, nurses and a hospital's executive administration-Skylight launched its first Client Conference in 2007. The Client Conference has evolved into an essential healthcare event featuring top healthcare industry presenters and many of Skylight's innovative hospital partners who speak on meeting increasingly important initiatives, improving care, and achieving operational goals.

About Skylight Healthcare Systems
Skylight Healthcare Systems provides a technology platform, Skylight Interactive®, which engages and empowers both patients and providers while addressing a hospital's needs in clinical efficiency, information technology integration and patient experience. Skylight Interactive uses common technologies including televisions, computers, and mobile devices to seamlessly connect with patients across the continuum -- pre-admission, inpatient, and post-discharge. The platform addresses patient and family needs in health education and care services, eases communication with clinicians and enables better outcome tracking. By engaging patients throughout the continuum of care, Skylight Interactive effectively bridges care transitions, empowers healing and optimizes outcomes.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Darrell Atkin
    Senior Director of Marketing
    Phone: 858.523.3750
    E-mail: datkin@skylight.com