Success Story
Reducing Restraints One Resident at a Time  
A few years ago, Quince Nursing and Rehabilitation in Memphis, Tenn., had a nearly 30 percent restraint rate with approximately 50 residents in some form of restraint. In three years, they were able to reduce that to only one resident.

Better Health
Spreading the Word: Stroke and High Blood Pressure 

Managing high blood pressure is one of the most important steps to preventing a stroke. 
May is American Stroke Month and National High Blood Pressure Education Month. Healthcare providers are encouraged to increase public awareness of stroke risks and warning signs by educating patients and their loved ones about blood pressure control.

Better Care
Get Ready for QAPI with New Webinar Series

QAPI is the merger of two complementary approaches to quality - Quality Assurance (QA) and Performance Improvement (PI). atom Alliance has produced a free On-Demand Learning webinar series that explores dementia and the reduction of antipsychotics in the long-term care setting, which happens to be a key component of the QAPI requirements. 

Lower Cost
Moving Toward Improved Care Through Information

Through the use of health information technology, patients and providers are seeing some of the benefits from early applications like safe and accurate prescriptions sent electronically to pharmacies and lab results available from home. But, as many providers will tell you, there's a long way to go to maximize the potential of these tools to improve healthcare. 

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This material was prepared by atom Alliance, the Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO), coordinated by Qsource for Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, Mississippi and Alabama under a contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), a federal agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Content does not necessarily reflect CMS policy. 16.A1.04.0053