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My Why: Colin’s Journey and Passion for Behavioral Health

Finding the right software solution can be a game-changer in behavioral and addiction treatment centers. Lightning Step offers an integrated platform explicitly tailored for the Behavioral Health industry to streamline operations and maximize efficiency.   But what sets Lightning Step apart? We sat down with Colin, one of the dedicated Account Executives at Lightning Step, […]

Lightning Step Divests AVA Billing & Consulting, Reinforcing Focus on Core Behavioral Health Software Solutions

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lightning Step, a Gallant Capital Partners-backed provider of enterprise behavioral healthcare software solutions, is pleased to announce the sale of its wholly-owned revenue cycle management (“RCM”) services subsidiary, AVA Billing & Consulting (“AVA”) to Medusind, an Alpine Investors portfolio company and a leading provider of RCM services to the healthcare industry. The divestiture of […]

Addressing Burnout in Behavioral Healthcare: Strategies for Providers and Organizations

Behavioral healthcare providers face unique challenges in their work, including long hours, high-stress environments, and intense emotional demands. These challenges can lead to burnout and emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion from prolonged stress and overload.   Burnout is prevalent in the behavioral health industry. A study by The Journal of Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology […]

Telehealth for Behavioral Healthcare: How to get started and best practices for providing care remotely

We’ve all seen the rise of telehealth in recent years, and the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated its adoption across all healthcare sectors. Telehealth is particularly valuable in behavioral healthcare, where remote care options can reduce barriers to accessing care, improve outcomes, and increase patient satisfaction.   Getting Started with Telehealth When you transition from solely in-person […]

Building a Positive Organizational Culture in Behavioral Healthcare: Tips for Promoting Staff Engagement, Morale, and Job Satisfaction.

In today’s fast-paced and high-pressure healthcare environment, it’s more important than ever to prioritize the well-being of your staff. According to a recent National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health study, healthcare workers experience some of the highest rates of job-related stress. Stress and burnout can be especially prevalent in behavioral healthcare, where providers often […]

Billie Jo Nutter Joins the Board of Lightning Step, Bringing Extensive Healthcare Services and Healthcare Information Technology Expertise

(Houston, Texas) Lightning Step today announced the appointment of Billie Jo Nutter to its Board. Ms. Nutter is a proven leader in healthcare services and HCIT. Ms. Nutter was most recently CEO of Casamba, a leading provider of cloud-based EMR and analytics software products to over 23,000 facilities, including 98% of large hospital chains. Ms. […]

Lightning Step Partners With CHESS Health To Provide Evidence-Based Support for People in Recovery

IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Houston, Texas) Lightning Step has announced a partnership with CHESS Health, the leading provider of evidence-based digital health solutions for substance use disorder (SUD), which will allow clients to seamlessly connect at intake or discharge to online tools that will help them stay in treatment and recovery. Through a free one-click add-on, Lightning Step [...]

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