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atom Alliance distributes a newsletter each month to keep providers informed about developments in the healthcare industry and quality improvement efforts across Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, Mississippi and Alabama. If you have a story you would like to share or would like to receive our newsletter, please let us know.

July 2017
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June 2017
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May 2017
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  • A Step in the Right Direction: Improving Activities of Daily Living
  • Nationwide Challenge Aims to Control Hypertension
  • Quality of Care Review Changes – Updates from KEPRO
  • Toolkit Offers 6 Steps for a Culture of Person and Family Engagement

April 2017
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  • Alcohol Misuse Screening Often Overlooked
  • Free Quality Payment Program Assistance Available
  • Strategic Partnership Helps Nursing Homes Report Infections
  • Battle the Opioid Overdose Epidemic with Information and Action

March 2017
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  • From Hospital to Home: Care Coordination Community Brings Hospitals Together to Reduce Readmissions
  • Quality Improvement Initiatives for Care Concerns
  • Diabetes Self-Management Classes Offered to Prevent Complications
  • QAPI Assistance from atom Alliance

February 2017
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  • Sharing Blood Pressure Control Best Practices from Across the Country
  • New Guideline on Systolic Blood Pressure for People Aged 60 Years and Older
  • atom Alliance Teams Up with Nursing School to Improve Long-Term Care
  • Kentucky, Mississippi Nursing Homes Receive Targeted Assistance

January 2017
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  • Live Well with COPD
  • Think Culturally, Provide Quality Care
  • AAFP Helps Providers With Screening for Depression and Alcohol
  • Sign Up by Jan. 31 for Medicare Study to Receive CPIA Credit

December 2016
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As the year ends, atom Alliance highlights the best of the best from our website. In this 2016 recap, you’ll find our top five most popular stories, blogs, downloaded tools and On-Demand Learning recordings.

November 2016
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  • Reducing Infections: Cost Saver. Live Saver.
  • Bless Your Heart: A Heart Healthy Tool Kit for Health Ministries
  • Promote Self-Management during National Diabetes Month in November
  • Medication Safety Essential to Patients’ Health

October 2016
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  • Medication Review and Being Proactive Key to Preventing Adverse Drug Events
  • INTERACT Helps Coordinate Care
  • How to Increase Flu Vaccination Among Long-Term Care Workers
  • atom Alliance Celebrates National Healthcare Quality Week

September 2016
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  • Sharing is Caring: Healthcare Innovators Collaborate to Reduce Hospital Readmissions
  • New Training Series Helps Improve Mealtime in Nursing Homes
  • Interviewing Tips to Help Smokers Stop in On-Demand Webinar
  • Care Coordination Initiative Helps Patients, Aligns with Quality Measures

August 2016
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  • More Than a Number:  How a Tennessee Nursing Home Reduced Antipsychotic Medications with Consistent Caregivers
  • TIMES Focused on Medication Safety Practices
  • Adults Need Vaccinations Too: Promoting Immunizations
  • Get Help Transforming Your Practice

July 2016
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  • atom Alliance Trains Diabetes Peer Educators in Alabama and Four Other States
  • “Hiding in Plain Sight” New Resources for Undiagnosed Hypertension
  • Changing Behaviors is Recommended for Improving Dementia
  • Podcast Series Takes Mystery Out of Quality Reporting Programs

June 2016
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  • Wellness Coordinators Focus Care on Patients’ Mind and Body
  • Strategic Innovation Engine Issues Call for Innovative Practices
  • Six Part Dementia Webinar Series
  • atom Alliance Offers Resources and Speakers on New Quality Payment Program

May 2016
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  • Reducing Restraints One Resident at a Time
  • Spreading the Word: Stroke and High Blood Pressure
  • Get Ready for QAPI with New Webinar Series
  • Moving Toward Improved Care Through Information

April 2016
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  • Reaching for the Stars: Nursing Home Uses CMS Change Package to Significantly Improve Quality
  • Managing Diabetes to Keep Kidneys Healthy
  • Dementia and Antipsychotics in Long-Term Care: A Quality Improvement Initiative
  • Medicare – Insuring Vulnerable Populations for 50 Years

March 2016
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  • Asking the Right Medication Questions Could Save Your Life
  • Combatting C. diff
  • Influenza Activity Continues

February 2016
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  • A Patient Advocate Speaks Out: Three-Part Series Chronicles Hope in Midst of Tragedy
  • Dementia, I (Don’t) Love You
  • Share the Love, Not the Germs
  • Helping Racial Minorities Manage Their Disease