Skylight® Healthcare Systems Achieves Stage 2 Meaningful Use Certification from ICSA Labs
January 23rd, 2014

San Diego Jan. 23, 2014 Skylight® Healthcare Systems, the pioneer in interactive patient engagement systems, has achieved ONC-ACB 2014 Edition Modular Inpatient EHR Certification for CareNavigator 2.5 and 2014 Edition Modular Ambulatory EHR Certification for CareNavigator 2.5.

The solutions were certified by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). This certification confirms that Skylight CareNavigator™ satisfies the set of standards specified in the Patient-Specific Education objective identified in the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Incentive Program and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC).The Patient-Specific Education Objective is a requirement in Meaningful Use Stage 2 of the program. Hospitals must attest to this objective in order to receive reimbursement incentives.

“We were the first interactive patient system to receive meaningful use certification,” said Tom Klopack, CEO, Skylight Healthcare Systems. “Since the identification and delivery of patient education can be automated and delivered through our system, this became an essential element to help our hospital partners that are participating in the Meaningful Use program. It is just one more way we can demonstrate our commitment to improving the patient experience and enhancing the efficiency of the clinical staff.”

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