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Top 5 Most Downloaded Resources for Hospital Readmissions in 2015

December 12th, 2015|

atom Alliance is bringing together state-wide communities to create powerful collaborations of change that promote seamless coordination of care for older adults. The goal is reduce 30-day hospital readmissions, admissions and adverse drug events.

Top 5 Most Downloaded Tools for Nursing Homes in 2015

December 11th, 2015|

Nursing homes across the five atom Alliance states—Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee—are working diligently to improve resident care. Here are the top five nursing home quality improvement resources downloaded from atom Alliance in 2015

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.

Get Smart About Antibiotics!

November 13th, 2015|

Each year in the United States, at least 2 million people become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die as a direct result of these infections.

Deadline Extended for 2016 Value Modifier Informal Review

November 10th, 2015|

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) extended the 2016 Value Modifier informal review deadline to Nov. 23, 2015.

Understand the New Meaningful Use Final Rule

November 10th, 2015|

Meaningful Use (MU) sets specific objectives that eligible professionals (EPs) and hospitals must achieve to qualify for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Incentive Programs.

What Providers Need to Know About PQRS Now

November 9th, 2015|

A video presentation from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare Learning Network (MLN) provides an overview of the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS).

Change Package Strategy 5: Be a Continuous Learning Organization

October 6th, 2015|

A continuous learning organization

knows where it stands,
knows when and how to change,
uses data to drive performance and
views the organization as an interdependent system.

MBQIP Measures Matrix for Critical Access Hospitals

October 2nd, 2015|

The National Rural Health Resource Center (NRHRC) has developed a comprehensive Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP) Measures Matrix. The resource provides users with technical information regarding fiscal year 2015 (FY15) measures.

Improving Care Coordination for Mental and Behavioral Health

September 24th, 2015|

For those living with mental health issues, such as depression, and/or behavioral health issues, such as alcohol misuse, the transition time between care settings warrants special care.

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