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Through atom Alliance, AQAF in Alabama, IQH in Mississippi and Qsource in Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee, brings providers, patients and stakeholders together at the local level to learn from each other, use data to drive improvement and help people be more active participants in their healthcare.

atom Alliance addresses some of the nation’s most pressing needs:

  • improving healthcare delivery in nursing homes,
  • increasing access to high quality, integrated behavioral healthcare,
  • tackling the opioid epidemic,
  • improving chronic disease self-management through patient-centered approaches,
  • reducing unnecessary hospitalizations, and
  • keeping patients and families safe throughout the healthcare journey.

Blogs

  • Hand-in-Hand: Opioid Misuse and Mental Health Challenges

    Hand-in-Hand: Opioid Misuse and Mental Health Challenges

    Hand-in-Hand: Opioid Misuse and Mental Health Challenges Addiction loves company.   Just ask the eight million U.S. adults diagnosed with both substance use disorder and mental illness. It should come as no surprise that there is a correlation between the two diagnoses. Behavioral health conditions — such as anxiety or depression and opioid use — generally…
  • Sickle Cell Patients Share Photos

    Sickle Cell Patients Share Photos

    Sickle Cell Patients Share Photos and Treats to Improve Care at Memphis Emergency Departments On Tuesday, September 10, 2019, patients and quality improvement experts will be popping up at some local hospital emergency departments (EDs) to offer a tasty treat and a view of sickle cell disease (SCD) through patients’ eyes.  Project PopSickleCell is part…
  • Medicare Helps Seniors use Opioids Safely

    Medicare Helps Seniors use Opioids Safely

    Medicare Helps Seniors use Opioids Safely Doctors may prescribe opioids, a class of drugs used to treat pain, after surgery or an injury. Although opioids can be an important part of treatment, they have serious risks like addiction, abuse, and overdose, especially if used continuously. This is true even for seniors and other people with…
  • Assertive Community Treatment Option for SMI Patient

    Assertive Community Treatment Option for SMI Patient

    Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) a well-rounded, adaptable option for SMI patients If you’ve watched the news or social media discussions during the past few months, there has been a lot of discussion about mental health in regards to the social consciousness and actions of America’s citizens. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIH),…
  • Seeking Volunteer Healthcare Consumers

    Seeking Volunteer Healthcare Consumers

    Seeking Volunteer Healthcare Consumers The atom Alliance is developing a volunteer network designed to engage Medicare beneficiaries and caregivers in the CMS quality improvement work. We plan to recruit at least 3-5 consumers/patients who are on Medicare or their caregivers for each of the communities where we are striving to improve health and healthcare. They…



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Review Notice
Effective June 8, 2019, Medicare beneficiary quality review case work and appeals for Medicare beneficiaries in AL, KY, MS and TN will be conducted by KEPRO 1-888-317-0751. Beneficiaries living in IN should contact Livanta 1-888-524-9900 for all appeal requests and Quality of Care concerns.