Stories – Mississippi

Mississippi Success Stories

  • atom Alliance Teams Up with Nursing School to Improve Long-Term Care

    atom Alliance Teams Up with Nursing School to Improve Long-Term Care

    atom Alliance Teams Up with Nursing School to Improve Long-Term Care Originally posted by University of Mississippi Medical Center on September 26, 2016 A collaboration between the University of Mississippi School of Nursing and Information & Quality Healthcare, a member of the atom Alliance, a five-state Quality Improvement Network-Quality Improvement Organization providing services in Alabama, Tennessee,…Read More »
  • Care Coordination Initiative Helps Patients, Aligns with Quality Measures

    Care Coordination Initiative Helps Patients, Aligns with Quality Measures

      Care Coordination Initiative Helps Patients, Aligns with Quality Measures Navigator Program Expands to 22 Primary Care Clinics Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, Mississippi recently completed a successful three-month care coordination pilot with three primary care clinics and is in the process of expanding the program to all 22 of their primary clinics. Physicians, along with…Read More »
  • Jefferson County Nursing Home Achieves National Quality Goal

    Jefferson County Nursing Home Achieves National Quality Goal

    Sandra Simpson is the Director of Nursing for Jefferson County Nursing Home in Fayette, Mississippi. She has been there 18 years and loves what she does. She, her staff and her residents also love that their facility has maintained a composite score of less than 6.00 for most of the last four years.Read More »
  • Diabetes Self-Management Education Empowers Mississippians

    Diabetes Self-Management Education Empowers Mississippians

    In the United States, 18.8 million people are diagnosed with diabetes, and an estimated seven million people remain undiagnosed, according to the 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet.Read More »
  • Diabetes Classes Serve Participants Well

    Diabetes Classes Serve Participants Well

    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) moduleRead More »