Skylight Healthcare Systems Announces New Vice President of Sales

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Skylight Healthcare Systems, the leading provider of Interactive Patient Care systems, announced today that Scott Johnson has joined the company as its new Vice President of Sales. Scott has been instrumental in building successful sales organizations in both global healthcare enterprises and innovative, emerging companies. With over 18 years of healthcare experience in sales, marketing and business leadership, Scott brings a proven track record of helping companies grow and develop new markets.

Scott Johnson, VP of Sales (Photo: Business Wire)

Scott Johnson, VP of Sales (Photo: Business Wire)

Prior to joining Skylight, Scott held positions at CarePayment as Vice President of Sales, at A-Life Medical/A-Life Hospital (acquired by Ingenix) as Vice President of Sales and at Philips Healthcare as Director of Sales for Healthcare Informatics. He held a variety of other sales management positions within Philips and Hewlett-Packard’s Healthcare Solutions Group (acquired by Philips Medical Systems in 2001). Scott also worked in the clinical domain of radiology and cardiology and brings a strong understanding of the clinical environment along with his business background.

“As hospitals and healthcare organizations prepare to meet the demands of a changing healthcare market, Interactive Patient Systems can play a critical role in engaging patients and quickly improve HCAHPS scores and reimbursements,” commented Tom Klopack, Skylight CEO. “Demand for our solution is extremely high as more and more healthcare organizations see the powerful, documented results in patient satisfaction, quality, and safety. We welcome Scott as a key member of our team helping to drive the company’s growth initiatives.”

About Skylight Healthcare Systems

Founded in 1999, and headquartered in San Diego, CA, Skylight® Healthcare Systems is the industry pioneer in the Interactive Patient System market. With patient communication, education, and connection as the cornerstone of a safe, comfortable and clinically optimal hospital experience, the Skylight Interactive Patient System encourages patients and family to actively participate in their health care, improves communication between staff and patient/family members, and can provide a smoother and faster recovery and discharge plan. From pre-admission through post-discharge, Skylight addresses patients’ needs in education and health literacy, access to services, and critical information flow between themselves and their caregivers. Patients benefit from more control, faster healing, and a better grasp of health issues and hospitals see improved HCAHPS scores, reduced readmissions, and increased reimbursements. Hospitals implement Skylight to support their ongoing endeavors in improving HCAHPS scores, patient satisfaction, clinical outcomes, enhancing operational & service excellence, meeting evolving clinical demands, and delivering on commitments to making a positive difference in the lives of the people they serve.

See more about Skylight at www.skylight.com.

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CONTACT:

Skylight Healthcare Systems
Darrell Atkin, Director of Marketing
858-523-3750
[email protected]

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