Lightning Bolt is a cloud-based scheduling solution intended for hospitals and health care practices of any size to schedule physicians’ shifts.
Schedules are automatically generated, based on user-defined rules, through a process called “combinatorial optimization.” Guided manual scheduling is also possible, by pre-scheduling or “pinning” a physician to a specific slot, or through adjustments to an existing schedule.
Physicians can trade shifts from within Lightning Bolt. Depending on the user permissions, shift changes can be approved automatically or may require admin approval. Users can also send secure messages in Lightning Bolt that are HIPAA-compliant.
Lightning Bolt also manages time-off requests. Administrators can view conflicts, assign priority levels to physicians and approve or deny requests from the platform.
The calendar view is customizable to organizations' needs, and physicians can subscribe to their schedules from their mobile device. Lightning Bolt also offers a native iOS app for the iPhone.
Lightning Bolt is priced per provider on the schedule per month, and pricing scales with the size and complexity of the organization.