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PRESS RELEASE: Report: VA could save $1.6B annually through patient-to-physician ratio

Analysis shows the Department of Veterans Affairs would be able to improve patient access, raise physician salaries, and reduce turnover by improving a key healthcare operations metric

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – October 24, 2017 – A new study released today […]

October 24th, 2017|0 Comments
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Lightning Bolt in Physician Leadership News: Experts say physician scheduling software is ‘smart choice’ for hospitals

Nearly half of all U.S. healthcare organizations are still scheduling their physicians manually, using paper spreadsheets and Excel. Yet, according to the American Association for Physician Leadership, experts are beginning to rethink this inefficient, headache-inducing approach to shift scheduling, recognizing […]

October 17th, 2017|0 Comments
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PRESS RELEASE: Voalte and Lightning Bolt Solutions Announce Partnership to Integrate Physician Scheduling and Communication Platforms

Collaborative Solution Keeps Hospital Staff Up-to-Date on Physician and Clinician Availability

SARASOTA, Fla. – October 16, 2017 – Voalte, the leader in healthcare communication technology, and Lightning Bolt Solutions, the leader in physician scheduling for hospitals and health systems, today announced a partnership to provide […]

October 16th, 2017|0 Comments
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Lightning Bolt in Becker’s Hospital Review: AI’s impact on the hospital of the future

What is the hospital of the future? How will industry trends and challenges of today impact how healthcare organizations care for patients in a hundred years? Becker’s Hospital Review recently spoke with 45 healthcare professionals, including hospital executives, physicians, and […]

July 27th, 2017|0 Comments
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Lightning Bolt in Becker’s Hospital Review: The secret to avoiding summer shift scheduling mayhem

Summer is officially here and many physicians are taking vacations to enjoy the sun, spend time with family, and relieve stress — all major benefits for reducing burnout. However, it’s a time of year that can prove nightmarish for schedulers […]

July 13th, 2017|0 Comments
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Lightning Bolt in Becker’s Spine Review: The future of AI in healthcare

The future of artificial intelligence in healthcare knows no limits, according to 10 leaders in healthcare and IT. AI is set to have a lasting impact on some of the industry’s toughest challenges as it becomes more and more integrated […]

May 22nd, 2017|0 Comments
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Lightning Bolt in TechRepublic: Flex hours help make tech workplaces less stressful

The tech industry has a reputation for being filled with workaholics whose day-to-day is far from resembling work-life balance. But the good news is some tech industry leaders are instituting simple practices to help their employees de-stress and make room […]

April 17th, 2017|0 Comments
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Lightning Bolt in H&HN: How WakeMed abandoned manual scheduling to boost physician satisfaction

WakeMed Health & Hospitals, an 870-bed health system in North Carolina, has transitioned away from manual shift scheduling to an automated process in the last five years, reaping the benefits along the way. Shifting away from a manual process began […]

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments
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Lightning Bolt in HIStalk: What can health leaders learn from retail about on-call scheduling?

Can hospital operations leaders learn from the retail industry’s mistakes when it comes to on-call scheduling? In a recent article from HIStalk, Lightning Bolt founder and CEO Suvas Vajracharya, Ph.D., explains that on-call scheduling in many industries is becoming obsolete, […]

March 20th, 2017|0 Comments
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PRESS RELEASE: Lightning Bolt Ranked No. 1 in 2017 Best in KLAS Report for First-ever Physician Scheduling Category

KLAS brings transparency with new category for health technology that optimizes medical staff work schedules

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – February 7, 2017 – KLAS has awarded Lightning Bolt Solutions, the optimization innovator in physician shift scheduling, the 2017 Category Leader for […]

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments