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Training Collaboration Bringing Diabetes Education to the Underserved People of Rural Appalachia

September 28th, 2018|

Training Collaboration Bringing Diabetes Education to the Underserved People of Rural Appalachia
Due to the rural nature of Kentucky’s Appalachian counties, it can be a challenge to provide services and resources. But atom Alliance Quality Improvement Advisor Nancy Semrau, Registered Nurse (RN) and Licensed Diabetes Educator (LDE), looked forward to bringing training to residents of this

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.

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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

Improve Diabetes Care and Outcomes while Lowering Costs and Generating Revenue

March 28th, 2018|

Improve Diabetes Care and Outcomes while Lowering Costs and Generating Revenue

You can generate revenue by sponsoring your own quality diabetes self-management training (DSMT) program. The CMS Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program has contracted reimbursement expert, Mary Ann Hodorowicz, to offer individualized technical assistance to health agencies at no cost.

Mary Ann can help your practice successfully operationalize your

Diabetes is the Leading Cause of Kidney Failure; Self-Management Classes Offered to Prevent Complications

February 26th, 2017|

Because almost half of people starting dialysis have kidney failure caused by diabetes, atom Alliance is encouraging people with diabetes to take steps to help keep their kidneys healthy.

Diabetes Classes Serve Participants Well

April 2nd, 2015|

In an initiative to reduce the amputation rates and improve diabetes care in Meridian, Miss., atom Alliance partner, Information & Quality Healthcare (IQH), utilized the Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) module

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