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Success Story
Reaching for the Stars: Nursing Home Uses CMS Change Package to Significantly Improve  Quality 
Roger Mynatt settled into a local Starbucks to drink coffee, get some work done and do a little soul searching. He got his latte, found a good spot to sit and fired up his laptop. The first place he went online was to  Nursing Home Compare to check his facility's star rating.

He was shocked that out of five stars, his facility only had two.

Resources and Tools
New and featured resources are posted on our website often.

Our live Webinars are posted as recorded On-Demand Learning events that allow you to participate when you have time. 

Better Health
Managing Diabetes to Keep Kidneys Healthy

Diabetes self-management education (DSME)  is a proven intervention for empowering persons with diabetes to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to improve the quality of their lives.

Better Care
Dementia and Antipsychotics in Long-Term Care: A Quality Improvement Initiative

atom Alliance and the Vanderbilt Center for Quality Aging have partnered to develop a Webinar training series for skilled nursing facilities to reduce the usage of antipsychotic drugs in their facilities. 

Lower Cost
Medicare - Insuring Vulnerable Populations for 50 Years

Prior to  1966,  the concept of a federal insurance program was unthinkable. A half decade later, t he Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)  has expanded its coverage over time to include more than just people age 65+. 

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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.A1.03.0042