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Health Literacy Extends Beyond Reading

September 25th, 2018|

Health-literate healthcare organizations are healthcare organizations that make it easier for people to navigate, understand and use information and services to take care of their health.

Bad Fats: Healthy Aging Tips for National Nutrition Month

March 11th, 2017|

There are good fats and there are bad fats. 

National Health Associations Issue Call to Prioritize Blood Pressure Control

January 16th, 2016|

The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Medical Association (AMA), recently announced a new nationwide initiative aimed at addressing the growing burden of high blood pressure in the United States.

New Tools to Measure Patients’ Health Literacy

December 28th, 2015|

The communication between health care professionals and patients is essential to improving medical care and overall health. Taking into account a patient’s health literacy skills can help improve interpersonal relationships and the information that is exchanged during between both parties.

atom Alliance’s Top 10 Patient-Focused Stories of 2015

December 18th, 2015|

There are many ways to keep in touch with the work atom Alliance is doing in Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee.

atom Alliance Top 10 Provider Stories of 2015

December 17th, 2015|

In case you missed these stories, here are the top 10 provider-focused stories shared on atom Alliance in 2015.

Top 10 Provider Stories

Pledge to Get Your Flu Vaccine
Important Update to Pneumococcal Vaccine Recommendations
Have You Been Notified About a PQRS Negative Payment Adjustment?
Five Changes to the Five-Star Nursing Home Rating System
atom Alliance Partners with Cherokee

Top Five Most Downloaded Healthcare Quality Improvement Resources of 2015

December 15th, 2015|

atom Alliance states are change agents focused on three healthcare quality improvement aims: better patient care, better population health and lower health care costs through improvement.

High Blood Pressure Recommendations

December 11th, 2015|

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for high blood pressure in adults aged 18 years or older.

Top 10 Most Downloaded atom Alliance Resources of 2015

December 7th, 2015|

atom Alliance works with healthcare patients and providers in five states to advance quality improvement goals established by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. These are the top 10 most downloaded resources on www.atomAlliance.org in 2015.

A Foundation Dedicated to Your Safety

November 25th, 2015|

Someone’s looking out for you. The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) is dedicated to patient safety. Their vision is to create a world where patients are free from harm by partnering with patients and families, the healthcare community and others.

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