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Combining clinical care, education, and research, smarter shift scheduling in teaching
facilities increases provider utilization and advances care coordination.

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Key Benefits for Academic Medicine Shift Scheduling

Simultaneously schedule residents and attending physicians

Schedule and track residents’ academic requirements

Access a centralized, cross-departmental call schedule

Allow physicians and residents to view each other’s schedules to ensure continuity

Major teaching hospitals use Lightning Bolt’s AI technology to align business objectives and provider efficiency by optimally utilizing available staffing resources. From medical education and research to specialized care, our scientific approach enables academic medical teams to maximize productivity and clinical care in this complex specialty.

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Samples of Popular Academic Medicine Scheduling Rules

All hospitalists work their admitting and rounding shifts in blocks of 7-14 days.
Hospitalists’ call shifts must be spaced 4 weeks apart and evenly distributed throughout the year.
All residents must be paired with an attending physician during clinic hours.
All residents must work 200 hours per unit within 1 year.

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The University of Missouri, Department of Anesthesiology

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