June CTC-RI Breakfast of Champions Focuses on ED Visits and the Clinician’s Perspective Under Capitation
With nearly 100 attendees, CTC-RI engaged clinicians with an emphasis this month on complex issues directly affecting the RI practices today.
- Jay Gates, MD, Director of Integrated Care Delivery, Providence Community Health Centers and Lillian Nieves, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist presented “PDSA: Potentially Avoidable ED Visits”.
- Following up was a panel discussion on “The Changing Role of the PCP (and Inter-Professional Care Team) Under Capitation” by Bryan Burns, DO, Physician, Esse Health, & Chief Medical Officer, Effectus Healthcare Solutions, MO and Susan Kressly, MD, Pediatrician & Owner, Kressly Pediatrics, & Medical Director, Office Practicum, PA. Patricia Flanagan, MD, Hasbro Children’s Hospital, & Brown Univ. Pediatrics Professor, served as moderator.
- Learn about a Quality Improvement effort, collaborating with pharmacy, to reduce avoidable emergency department and inpatient utilization in patients with diabetes.
- Understand changes in clinician and clinical team workflows under primary care capitation for pediatric and adult practices.
- Learn about practice-level data that supports performance improvement under capitation and opportunities to improve panel management.