News and Announcements

December 31, 2020

AHS Podcast Episode 18 – The Top 5 Things Providers Can Do to Improve Behavioral Health Services to Youth in Foster Care

In 2019, there were 423,997 children in foster care, with the average age of the child being 8 years old.  Although they make up only...

December 17, 2020

AHS Podcast Episode 17 – Benefits and Challenges of Using Telemedicine for Behavioral Health Services

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, there has been a 2600% increase in use of telemedicine, resulting in 34.5 million visits. According to a technical brief...

December 14, 2020

2020 Year-End Video

We know 2020 has been a challenging year, and there’s still a lot of work ahead. But 2020 has also shown us that when we...

December 7, 2020

Leadership Lesson: Finding Grace & Peace in Troubled Times, Taking Care of Yourself & Caring for Others

This month’s leadership lesson is from JoVonn Givens, MPH, Task Order Director at Alliant Quality, the quality improvement group of Alliant Health Solutions, the QIN-QIO...

December 3, 2020

AHS Podcast Episode 16 – Benefits of Home Dialysis Treatment

The End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Network 8 in Mississippi has over 13% of patients on a home dialysis plan, which is above the national...

November 19, 2020

AHS Podcast Episode 15 – How Peer Consultants Make Healthcare Better

Alliant Health Solution’s peer consultants utilize their expertise to improve patient outcomes, foster continuous improvement in health care and creating a culture of accountability and...

November 5, 2020

AHS Podcast Episode 14 – Provider Benefits of Encouraging Annual Wellness Visits

Despite their value, Medicare annual wellness visits are healthcare services that are underused.  A Medicare annual wellness visit can provide an important opportunity to assess a...

November 2, 2020

Leadership Lesson: The “Art” of Intentional and Purposeful Meetings by Carolyn Kazdan, MHSA, NHA

COVID-19 has resulted in any number of additional meetings to what can already be meeting packed days; emergency preparedness meetings, pandemic response meetings, virtual meetings...

November 2, 2020

FBI, DHS, HHS Warn of Imminent, Credible Ransomware Threat Against U.S. Hospitals

On Monday, Oct. 26, KrebsOnSecurity began following up on a tip from a reliable source that an aggressive Russian cybercriminal gang known for deploying ransomware...