Skycare is a self-financed, debt free, privately held company using the latest technologies and positioned to offer the best financing, sales, concierge services and value to physicians for their investment in an Electronic Health Records systems for medical practices. Skycare is currently based in Santa Ana, California.
Skycare was founded in 2007 under the PlatinumMD. Since then, Skycare has grown in size and relocated to larger facilities. Skycare EHR was first introduced into the market in January of 2011. The following year, Skycare joined with UBcare of South Korea in 2012 which they believe may lead to innovative and important advancements in their software development and understanding of the healthcare business. UBcare has 20 years of experience and knowledge in the healthcare sector and currently owns about 50% of the Korean EHR market. Both UBcare and Skycare are committed to recreate the success of UBcare both in the US and internationally.
Skycare is a web-based EHR that promotes high accessibility through complete access with any device capable of internet access. Accessed through a secured web portal, Skycare allows for patient information and medical records to be safely stored on servers that meet 100% of the HIPAA regulations and standards.
Products and Services Offered by Skycare
- Electronic Health Records
- Practice Management
- Electronic Prescribing
- Electronic Billing
- Revenue Cycle Management
- Documents and Data
Certifications and Decertifications
As of July 28, 2014, Skycare is 2014 certified to be a complete EHR under the "ambulatory practice" type. The certifying body that performed the overview is InfoGard. 
Skycare is also in compliance with HIPAA and endorsed by the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology. Features offered with Skycare enforcing HIPAA compliance are "User Authentication, Data Limitations, and Emergency Response." 
On September 2, 2015, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced termination of certifications of two EHRs; these EHRs were two different versions of Skycare 4.2 developed by Platinum Health Information Systems Inc. The termination was carried out due to “failure to respond and participate in routine surveillance requests by InfoGard Laboratories Inc. (InfoGard), an ONC Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB).”. EHRs must be certified by an ONC-ACB before providers may use them to achieve meaningful use under the EHR Incentive Programs. To date, 48 eligible professionals have attested to stage 1 of the Medicare Meaningful Use program using Skycare. Although, they attested while the products were certified, those providers will now have to transition to other EHR products in order to continue to participate in the program.
- Electronic health record product certifications terminated http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2015pres/09/20150902c.html
- ONC decertifies two SkyCare EHR products http://www.fierceemr.com/story/onc-decertifies-two-skycare-ehr-products/2015-09-02