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Charge:  Responsible for strategic direction and overall governance of the program.

(committee members and committee chairs only)

 

Meeting Frequency

4th Friday Monthly
7:30-8:45AM

Location

Healthcentric Advisors,
235 Promenade St, # 500
Providence, RI

President

Tom Bledsoe

 

 

Co-Conveners

Marie Ganim
 
Benjamin Shaffer

Charge: Identify and test clinical and financial strategies to improve quality and reduce cost.

(committee members only – by invitation)

 

Meeting Frequency

3rd Friday Monthly
7:30-9:00AM

Location

Healthcentric Advisors,
235 Promenade St, # 500
Providence, RI

Co-Chairs

Matthew Collins
(Matthew.Collins@bcbsri.org)

Andrew Saal
(ASaal@providencechc.org)

 

CTC Clinical Strategy Committee Charter

Charge: A subcommittee of the Board responsible for providing oversight of CTC’s engagement with the multi-payer Community Health Team initiative.

(Recommended attendees: those with content expertise in CHTs and addressing the needs of high-risk populations. The Committee will have co-chairs representing payer and provider perspectives. Desired representation on the committee includes payers, providers, patients and families; ACO’s, AE, and systems of care.)

 

Meeting Frequency

4th Friday Monthly
9:00-10:00AM

Location

HealthCentric Advisors
235 Promenade Street, #500
Providence, RI 

Chair

Louis Giancola
(BOD member at large, Former Hospital CEO)

Charge:  To recommend CTC financial policies, goals, and budgets as well as review CTC’s financial performance against its goals and propose major transactions and programs to the Board of Directors.

*Health Plans may invite additional financial staff

 

Meeting Frequency

3rd Tuesday of Feb, Apr, May, Jun, Oct, Dec
3:00-4:00PM
and
at the call of the Committee Chair.

Location

HealthCentric Advisors
235 Promenade Street, #500
Providence, RI 

Treasurer and Chair

Al Charbonneau

Charge: Lead performance improvement, measure selection and harmonization; develop goals and benchmarks, evaluation, research, and liaison with the APCD. Serve as liaison to other committees.

(Recommended attendees:  IT/HIT/data analysts)

Meeting Frequency

1st Tuesday Monthly
7:30-9:00AM

Location

Healthcentric Advisors
235 Promenade St
Suite #500 (5th Floor)
Providence, RI 02908
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Co-Chairs

Peter Hollmann
(Peter.Hollmann@bcbsri.com
Jay Buechner
(JBuechner@nhpri.org)

 

CTC-RI Data and Evaluation Committee Charter

Charge:  To guide and drive the activities within the PCMH-Kids Initiative.

(Recommend attendees: Health plans and PCMH-Kids Practice Champions or designees)

Meeting Frequency

1st Thursday Quarterly
7:30-8:30AM

Location

301 Metro Center Blvd
2nd Floor
Warwick RI

Co-Chairs

Pat Flanagan
(PFlanagan@lifespan.org)
Elizabeth Lange
(ElizLange@cox.net)

Charge: Best practice sharing amongst CTC NCMs and Care Coordinators

(Recommended attendees: nurse care managers, care coordinators)

Meeting Frequency

3rd Tuesday Monthly
8:00-9:30AM
No meeting in October for Annual Conference.

Location

301 Metro Centro Blvd 2nd Floor
Warwick, Rhode Island
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Facilitators

Deb Hurwitz
(DHurwitz@ctc.-ri.org

Susanne Campbell
(SCampbell@ctc-ri.org)

Charge:  Quarterly meeting of CTC practice clinical champions and office leaders to focus on:  best practice sharing, learning to strengthen team based care, and foster joy in work as critical components of advanced primary care/ PCMH transformation.

(Recommended attendees: clinical practice champions, practice leaders, and nurse care managers. Required for CTC-RI Participating Practice Staff.)

 

Meeting Frequency

2nd Friday Quarterly
7:30-9:00AM
(Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec)

Location

Shriners Imperial Room
1 Rhodes Place
Cranston, RI

Charge: Lead the transformation of primary care in RI in the context of an integrated health care system.

(Recommended attendees:  health plans, primary care and behavioral health providers, and key stakeholders)

Attendance at these meetings is required for practices participating in the Behavioral Health Learning Collaborative.

 

Meeting Frequency

2nd Thursday Monthly
7:30-9:00AM 
•Adult Program (Feb)
•Committee Meetings (Mar, June, Sept, Dec)
•Pediatric Pilot Program (Apr, July, Oct, Jan)

 

Location

RI Quality Institute
50 Holden Street 3rd floor
Providence, RI
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Co-Chairs

Rena Sheehan
(Rena.Sheehan@bcbsri.org
 

Practice Reporting Charge: Review practice data quarterly, perform data validation, public reporting via CTC-RI web portal, support quarterly performance improvement and data sharing meetings with practice staff, and assist with EMR/IT issues where possible. Serve as liaison to other committees.

Practice Transformation Charge: Support practice transformation through conferences; convene best practice learning collaborative sessions; support practice-based coaching and technical assistance; and support workforce development for PCMH.

(Recommended attendees: staff members (data and clinical) responsible for obtaining and using information for practice transformation)

Meeting Frequency

4th Wednesday Monthly
8:00-9:30AM

Location

RI Quality Institute
50 Holden Street 3rd floor
Providence, Rhode Island
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Chairs

Practice Reporting
Andrea Galgay
(AGalgay@ripcpc.com)
 
Practice Transformation
Sarah Fessler, MD
(SFessler@ebcap.org)

Contracting Committee

Charge:  Responsible for contract development, attribution, and looking at alternate payment models and PCMH as part of a delivery system as well as a common contract for PCMH Kids sustainability payments. Serve as liaison to other committees.

(Recommended attendees: health plans, provider champions and organization leadership)

 

Meeting Frequency

TBD

Location

Health Centric Advisors
235 Promenade St # 500
Providence, RI
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Facilitators

Susanne Campbell
(SCampbell@ctc-ri.org)

Pano Yeracaris
(PYeracaris@ctc-ri.org)

Program Evaluation Committee

Charge: Coordination of the CTC-RI Evaluation Process.

(Recommended attendees: staff interested in data and program evaluation)

 

Meeting Frequency

4th Monday Quarterly
(Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct)
9-10:30AM

Location

RIQI 
50 Holden Street 3rd floor
Providence, RI
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Chairs

Jay Buechner
Bill McQuade
Brad Crough

Our Mission

The mission of the Care Transformation Collaborative is to lead the transformation of primary care in Rhode Island in the context of an integrated health care system; and to improve the quality of care, the patient experience of care, the affordability of care, and the health of the populations we serve.