OASIS Hospital to Share How Using Interactive Patient Systems Improves Patient Experience

Presentation at Beryl Institute Patient Experience Conference Will Discuss the Role of Technology in Connecting Patients Across the Continuum of Care

OASIS Hospital to Share How Using Interactive Patient Systems Improves Patient Experience

<0> Skylight Healthcare SystemsTara Plappert, 858-523-3794 </0>

Skylight® Healthcare Systems, the pioneer in interactive patient care systems, today announced that OASIS Hospital’s Chief Nursing Officer Kevin Meek and Skylight’s Director of Marketing Darrell Atkin will conduct an informative session titled “Improving the Patient Experience Across the Continuum of Care: Connecting Hospitals and Patients with Interactive Technology” at the Beryl Patient Experience Conference, April 17-19 in Dallas, Tex. The Patient Experience Conference (PX 2013) is the premier annual event for professionals passionate about improving the patient experience and is hosted by The Beryl Institute, a global community of practice and the premier thought leader on improving the patient experience in healthcare.

Based on the experience of OASIS Hospital, an orthopedic and spine hospital in Phoenix, the session will discuss how interactive patient systems have revolutionized the experience clinicians are able to provide patients and, subsequently, enhance the patient experience. Meek and Atkin will outline the new imperative for interactive patient systems and how they effectively engage patients from pre-admission to post-discharge to help hospitals achieve and report greater outcomes.

Session title: Improving the Patient Experience Across the Continuum of Care: Connecting Hospitals and Patients with Interactive TechnologyDate: April 18, 2013Time: 2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Location: The Fairmont Hotel, Dallas, Tex.

OASIS Hospital is located just off the Loop 202 (Red Mountain) freeway at 40th Street in Phoenix, Ariz. OASIS Hospital is a 64-bed, specialty orthopedic facility providing orthopedic surgery and diagnostic services. For more information, please visit or call 602-797-7700. OASIS Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

The Beryl Institute is the global community of practice and premier thought leader on improving the patient experience in healthcare. The Beryl Institute serves as an independent, non-vendor or provider-related community dedicated to bringing together the many voices, views and perspectives on improving the patient experience. More than an association, the Institute is a community of practice, engaging members as active participants and contributors to the collective development of knowledge, reinforcing the value and expanding the impact of patient experience efforts globally. For conference registration and information: .

For more than a decade, San Diego-based Skylight® Healthcare Systems has been transforming the patient experience throughout the continuum of care. From pre-admission through post-discharge, Skylight CareNavigator™, the company’s innovative interactive patient care system, uses common communication devices including televisions, computers, and mobile devices to address patient and family needs in health education, services and communication with physicians and care teams. Hospitals subsequently experience improved HCAHPS, reduced readmissions, greater clinical efficiencies and increased reimbursements. Together with Skylight’s account management and clinical consulting teams, hospitals, health systems and Accountable Care Organizations deploy CareNavigator™ to manage populations, increase patient satisfaction and achieve meaningful use. CareNavigator also integrates with existing hospital systems to streamline clinical workflow, improve operational efficiencies, and enhance revenue through additional service offerings including pharmacy and retail. For more information about Skylight’s tools and impact on the patient experience, visit .

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