SOURCE: Skylight Healthcare Systems, Inc.

Skylight Healthcare Systems, Inc.

April 02, 2015 11:22 ET

Skylight® Healthcare Systems to Share Patient Engagement Strategies at HiMSS15

Skylight CTO Will Present on Mending Healthcare's Communication Fractures and CCO Will Discuss Use of IPS in Patient Discharge Readiness Process

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - April 02, 2015) - Skylight® Healthcare Systems, developer of the industry's most comprehensive patient engagement platform, will again bring its extensive experience and knowledge of patient engagement strategies to the Healthcare Information and Management Society's (HIMSS) Annual Conference, April 12 - 16, 2015 in Chicago, Ill.

Skylight executives will be speaking in the Leadership Theater. Skylight's CTO, Rick Holbrook, will share how hospitals can mend the communication fractures that cause readmissions, impede quality of care and harm patients. Lisa Romano, RN, MSN, Skylight's chief clinical officer, will present on innovative ways to improve the discharge readiness process. 

Speaker: Rick Holbrook, Chief Technology Officer, Skylight Healthcare Systems
Topic: Mending Healthcare's Communication Fractures
Location: Leadership Theater
Day and time: April 13, 4:30 p.m. - 4: 50 p.m. Central

Speaker: Lisa Romano, RN, MSN, Chief Clinical Officer, Skylight Healthcare Systems
Topic: Patient Engagement: Innovation to Improve Discharge Readiness
Location: Leadership Theater
Day and time: April 15, 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Central

In addition, Skylight's interactive patient engagement platform, Skylight Interactive, will be featured in the Intelligent Hospital Pavilion and in the Intelligent Home Pavilion. This technology-based platform will be shown in eight rooms of the Intelligent Hospital and the Intelligent Home.

Throughout the hospital tour, attendees will be able to see how Skylight Interactive can significantly streamline workflows, effectively deliver patient education and entertainment, and improve the overall patient experience. In the Intelligent Home, attendees will be able to see how Skylight Interactive extends the patient experience beyond the hospital walls giving patients anytime, anywhere access to essential information that will help them stay on track of their health and recovery and share information with their care team.

About Skylight® Healthcare Systems
Skylight® Healthcare Systems provides an industry leading 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.

For more information about Skylight's tools and impact on the patient experience, visit www.skylight.com.

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