atom Alliance is a five-year, five-state initiative to ignite powerful and sustainable change in healthcare quality. Formed as a partnership between three leading healthcare consultancies, atom Alliance is working under contract to the CENTERS for MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES (CMS) throughout Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee to improve healthcare quality, accessibility and outcomes, while driving down costs.
Through atom Alliance, AQAF in Alabama, IQH in Mississippi and Qsource in Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee are carrying out an exciting strategic plan, with programs in place to convene, teach and inform healthcare providers, engage and empower patients, and inspire, share knowledge and spread best practices with communities across the entire healthcare continuum. We are leading the movement to reduce administrative burden for clinicians and put patients first. Join Us!
Our focus is on promoting prevention activities, reducing cardiac disease and diabetes, reducing healthcare disparities and improving patient and family engagement.
atom works on strategic, data-driven initiatives to reduce healthcare associated infections, reduce readmissions and medication errors, and improve care for patients.
We provide technical assistance for improvement in CMS value-based purchasing programs, including the physician value-based modifier program.
One nursing home in Alabama was facing a communications problem and it was affecting the quality of care they provided to their residents. They needed to change the focus of their communications from “I” to [...]
In August 2013, JoAnn Burke moved back to her small, rural hometown of Tipton, Indiana, in anticipation of her retirement within a few short years. She saw a need for improved care for the aging [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. Educating diabetics about how to manage their disease [...]
Michelle Vincent MSN, RN, APRN- BC, Director of Quality, Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center located in Leitchfield, Kentucky, credits her team’s participation in an electronic medical record (EMR)-specific workgroup with helping their facility provide better [...]
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Effective June 8, 2019, Medicare beneficiary quality review case work and appeals for Medicare beneficiaries in AL, KY, MS and TN will be conducted by KEPRO 1-888-317-0751. Beneficiaries living in IN should contact Livanta 1-888-524-9900 for all appeal requests and Quality of Care concerns.