Success Story
Sharing is Caring: Healthcare Innovators Collaborate to Reduce Hospital Readmissions

Knowledge is infectious and that's a good thing for a diverse group of healthcare innovators in Nashville, Tenn., known as the Transitioning Patients Across the Care Continuum (TPACC) community.

"Healthcare is ever changing. Our community brings all kinds of ideas - fresh ideas - to the group that are tried and true," said Teresa Shelton. "TPACC comes together for the sole benefit of the patient and bettering patient care," she explained.

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New Training Series Helps Improve Mealtime in Nursing Homes

Staff providing assistance during meals for residents need extra training and guidance. 

atom Alliance and the Vanderbilt Center for Quality Aging in Nashville, Tenn. have collaborated to offer nursing homes a Web-based training program designed to teach non-nursing personnel to assist with daily feeding.

Interviewing Tips to Help Smokers Quit in On-Demand Webinar

It's important to ask all patients about tobacco use during every visit. 

Practical advice and useful tips from experts are covered in the one-hour webinar "Meeting Quality Measures for Tobacco Treatment," an On-Demand Webinar produced by atom Alliance.

Care Coordination Initiative Helps Patients, Aligns with Quality Measures

Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, Miss. recently completed a successful three-month care coordination pilot with three primary care clinics

The pilot project focused on improving the management of diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and preventive health screenings.
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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.A1.08.080