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March 10, 2021

Leadership Lesson: Agile Leadership

Written by Melody “Mel” Brown, Patient Safety Aim Lead The COVID-19 pandemic has taught that we should expect the unexpected and change is inevitable. Over...

March 1, 2021

Leadership Lessons: Words of Advice from Leaders on the Front Lines.

This month’s leadership lesson is from Carolyn Kazdan, MHSA, NHA, Alliant Quality Aim Lead for Care Transitions. Priorities & Strategies of the New CDC Director, Rochelle...

February 25, 2021

AHS Podcast Episode 22: How Alliant ASO’s Work in Analyzing Applied Behavior Analysis Treatment Plans is Helping Families of Children with Autism

According to the Autism Speaks, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a therapy based on the science of learning and behavior. The methods of behavior analysis have...

February 11, 2021

AHS Podcast Episode 21: Addressing the Increasing Need for ESRD and Dialysis Nurses

According to the United States Renal Data System’s Annual Data Report, the incidence of kidney failure requiring dialysis or transplantation for end stage renal disease (ESRD) in...

January 29, 2021

Hospital Quality Improvement Leadership Corner: Georgia Hospital Association

As we embark on the Hospital Quality Improvement Contract (HQIC), the latest CMS quality initiative, we are once again reminded of the importance of leadership...

January 29, 2021

Leadership Lesson: COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance

This month’s leadership lesson is from Pauline Kinney, RN, MA, LNHA, Senior Director of Healthcare Quality Improvement. As a leader in health care charged with...

January 28, 2021

AHS Podcast Episode 20: A Patient’s Story: How A Chronic Condition Led to Chronic Kidney Disease and How He Overcame It

According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Kidney Disease, more than 37 million American adults may have chronic kidney disease. Chronic kidney disease means...

January 14, 2021

AHS Podcast Episode 19: How ESRD Network 8 Promotes Positive Change for Kidney Patients

End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Network 8, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization incorporated in Jackson, Mississippi, and providing services on behalf of the Centers...

January 4, 2021

Leadership Lesson: Lessons from 2020 and Looking Toward the New Year for Success

This month’s leadership lesson is from Jeana Partington, MS, BSN, RN, CPHQ, CPPS, Program Director at Alliant Quality, the quality improvement group of Alliant Health...