CTC-RI Clinical Strategy Panel Discussion: “Implementing High-Quality Primary Care: Implications for RI”

  • 19 Jul 2021

The July Clinical Strategy Committee (CSC) meeting featured a special panel discussion on “Implementing High-Quality Primary Care: Implications for RI” with invited panelists:

  • Chris Koller, President at Milbank Memorial Fund and former RI Health Insurance Commissioner, presentation
  • Judith Steinberg, MD, CMO at Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, HHS and former CMO at Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, presentation

CSC members heard national experts’ reflections on the National Academies of Science, Engineering, Medicine Consensus Study Report on “Implementing High-Quality Primary Care: Rebuilding the Foundation of Health Care” issued May 2021. Chris Koller recognized high-quality primary care as a public good, and encouraged adequate funding, greater transparency, and accountability. The meeting was moderated by Co-Chair Andrew Saal, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Providence Community Health Centers. CME credit is available for this CSC meeting.