February 2019

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50+ Nurse Care Managers participate in diabetes "Train the Trainer" program

  • 06 Feb 2019

CTC, in partnership with Healthcentric Advisors, provided Nurse Care Managers (NCMs) with an opportunity to complete a Diabetes "Train the Trainer" Program at the January 15th NCM Best Practice Sharing Committee meeting. Participants received a Diabetes Toolkit with resource materials developed by the Greater Providence Coalition's Medication Safety Workgroup.

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CTC practices highlighted at International Conference on Practice Facilitation

  • 06 Feb 2019

Suzanne Herzberg PhD, MS, OTR/L, Director of Transformation at Brown Primary Care Initiative, presented at the International Conference on Practice Facilitation Tampa, FL in December.  Her presentation looked at how practices can use NCQA as a framework to improving care delivery, beginning with staff communication and structure, and pointed to two CTC sites as examples.

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Opioid treatment expert connects with RI providers

  • 06 Feb 2019

On January 17, CTC hosted two trainings by Colleen Labelle, MSN, RN-BC, CARN, Director of Boston Medical Center's Office-Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT) program. The first training was for nurse care managers involved with medication-assisted treatment for addiction disorders. Through funding from the RI Dept.

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Save the Date: Making Healthcare Accessible for ALL Rhode Islanders

  • 06 Feb 2019

Physicians and healthcare professionals interested in increasing their competency for accommodating instead of simply "helping" patients with disabilities are invited to attend this Brown Medical School program, which will be held on March 23rd in Providence from 8:30am-3:30pm. Save the date! Details to come.

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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.