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Get Social with atom Alliance

September 27th, 2018|

Get social with atom Alliance
We want to engage and interact with you on social media. atom Alliance posts daily updates on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. We share videos on YouTube and educational images on Pinterest.

Get connected to healthcare quality improvement news, updates, hot topics, upcoming events, announcements and more when you follow us.

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Questions Are The Answer

August 15th, 2018|

Questions Are The Answer
Help your patients get more involved in their healthcare by asking questions, talking with the healthcare team, and understanding their condition.

Research shows that patients who have a good relationship with their healthcare team receive better care and are more satisfied. Patients and families who engage with healthcare providers ask good questions and

Four Tips for Communicating with Patients with Hearing and Vision Impairments

July 26th, 2018|

 
Four Tips for Communicating with Patients with Hearing and Vision Impairments
According to data gathered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), seven percent of people with Medicare are blind or have low vision, and nearly 15 percent are Deaf or hard of hearing. Like those with limited English proficiency, the Deaf and

2017 Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults

November 16th, 2017|

 
2017 Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults
From the American Heart Association

The 2017 Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults co-led by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association has been released.

High blood pressure accounts for the

New Opportunity to Improve Pulmonary and Cardiac Care

July 3rd, 2017|

New Opportunity to Improve Pulmonary and Cardiac Care

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences and Group Practice Forum have launched a new PDSA-based quality improvement initiative focused on improving pulmonary and cardiac care.

The opportunity will be made available to the first three groups expressing interest. The program is available at no cost, aligns with the CMS

Nationwide Challenge Aims to Control Hypertension

April 25th, 2017|

Health systems and professionals are equipped with the knowledge and technology to help patients manage high blood pressure more effectively than ever before. Still, high blood pressure contributes to more than 1,100 deaths in the United States each day and puts millions at risk for heart disease and stroke.

“Hiding in Plain Sight” New Resources Help Find Patients with Undiagnosed Hypertension

June 22nd, 2016|

Millions of people with hypertension are seen by healthcare providers each year, but many remain undiagnosed—essentially “hiding in plain sight” within clinical settings.

Spreading the Word about American Stroke and National High Blood Pressure Education Month

April 27th, 2016|

Managing high blood pressure is one of the most important steps to preventing a stroke. During May, a national focus is being made on both life-threatening conditions.

May is American Stroke Month and National High Blood Pressure Education Month. Healthcare providers are encouraged to increase public awareness of stroke risks and warning signs by educating patients and their loved ones about blood pressure control.

Savor the Flavor of Eating Right

February 24th, 2016|

National Nutrition Month is observed every March to highlight the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and exercise habits. The theme for 2016 is “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right,”

Asking the Right Medication Questions Could Save Your Life

February 22nd, 2016|

Victor Harris almost died after taking a new medicine for high blood pressure. Victor, a 52-year-old African American, was on a low dose of blood pressure medicine for two years. After a routine visit to his primary care office, the nurse practitioner he saw changed his medication to lisinopril.

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