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Little Rock, Arkansas. May 14th, 2013 Demonstrating LWSI’s steadfast commitment to the advancement of Mississippi’s behavioral health community, the company recently welcomed Region 8 Mental Health Services as its newest partner in the state. Region 8 has decided to deploy LWSI’s EssentiaTM as its enterprise solution, integrating state of the art functionality for financial and practice management with a certified electronic health record (EHR) software.

Region 8 delivers quality behavioral health care with respect for the dignity of all clients, family members, significant others, professional, and community members, in the most efficient, cost- effective manner possible. Serving Rankin, Copiah, Lincoln, Madison, and Simpson counties, Region 8 strives to provide the highest level of mental health, intellectual/developmental disabilities, and alcohol and drug services, in the least restrictive environment possible.

Dave Van, Region 8 Executive Director, summed up the agency’s choice by stating, “LWSI has maintained an unparalleled track record here in Mississippi of taking ownership in the success of its partners, which certainly speaks to the company’s ability to deliver, not to mention its overall integrity. In addition to the comprehensive capabilities of the EssentiaTM technology, it was LWSI’s reputation for follow-through that carried significant weight in our team’s decision.”

“It’s how our partners inspire us that defines the character of our company,” stated Randy Ready, LWSI Chief Operating Officer, adding, “It is truly rewarding to welcome an exceptional organization like Region 8 into the LWSI fold, and we look forward to faithfully serving them and their peers in Mississippi from this point and long into the future!”