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How to Be More Confident Talking to Your Doctor

March 23rd, 2017|

The single-most important way you can stay healthy is to be an active member of your own healthcare team.

Discharge Guides Help Ease Transitions from Hospital to Home

March 16th, 2017|

When you leave the hospital, there are a lot of things you need to do to take care of yourself. You need to see your doctor, take your medicines, exercise, eat healthy foods, and know who to call with questions or problems.

Care Coordination Community Brings Chattanooga Hospitals Together

March 2nd, 2017|

Care Coordination Community Brings Chattanooga Hospitals Together to Reduce Readmissions

The Chattanooga Regional Health Innovation Coalition (CRHIC) brought three area hospitals together to achieve the lowest readmission rate in Tennessee among care coordination communities.

Living Well with COPD

January 5th, 2017|

atom Alliance talks to Stephanie Williams from the COPD Foundation

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) affects 30 million Americans, yet only about 12 million know they have it.

Healthy New Year

January 2nd, 2017|

Make 2017 your healthiest year yet! Find ways to boost your health and well-being, and be an inspiration!

Know Your History. Know Your Health.

November 22nd, 2016|

Healthcare professionals have known for a long time that common diseases, such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes, can run in families. If one generation of a family has high blood pressure

How Well Do You Know Your Family’s Health History?

November 18th, 2016|

Each year since 2004, the Surgeon General has declared Thanksgiving to be National Family History Day.

10 Questions You Should Ask Your Healthcare Provider

October 14th, 2016|

Get more involved with your health care by asking questions, talking to your clinician and understanding your condition. Patients and families who engage with healthcare providers ask good questions and help reduce the risk of errors and hospital admissions.

atom Alliance Celebrates National Healthcare Quality Week

September 28th, 2016|

atom Alliance Celebrates National Healthcare Quality Week
atom Alliance proudly joins the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) and others around the country in celebrating Healthcare Quality Week, October 16-22. The week brings greater recognition for the healthcare quality profession and the contributions and impact our professionals have made in the field.

The atom Alliance Quality

Medication Review and Being Proactive

September 26th, 2016|

atom Alliance Patient Advisory Council Profile
Medication Review and Being Proactive Key to Preventing Adverse Drug Events
By the time his wife died, Bill Gossard could tell time by what pill she had to take.

There was the morning pill.

The mid-morning pill.

The take-with-food pill.

The it-hurts-so-bad pill.

The I-can’t-sleep pill.

 

By the end of the day, Gossard had watched Helen swallow

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