July 2019

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CTC-RI Board of Directors Approves 9 Practice Sites for Pediatric IBH Primary Care Program Funded by Rhode Island Foundation

  • 05 Jul 2019

The CTC-RI Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has approved 9 pediatric primary care practice sites to participate in the Pediatric IBH primary care program. This IBH expansion, funded by Rhode Island Foundation, Tufts Health Plan and UnitedHealthcare, serves ~40,000 kids and an average Medicaid population of 52% with some sites as high as 80-90% Medicaid.

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PCMH-Kids: Behavioral Health Learning Collaborative

  • 09 Jul 2019

On May 30th, the American Academy of Pediatrics RI Chapter hosted the final meeting for the PCMH Kids Adolescent Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Learning Collaborative at the Warren Alpert Medical School. This learning collaborative would not have been possible without the support and funding from Tufts Health Plan and the AAP Healthy Children Grant. Drs.

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PCMH Kids Stakeholder Meeting

  • 09 Jul 2019

CTC-RI hosted a quarterly meeting with PCMH Kids practices and key stakeholders on June 6th. Dr. Flanagan reviewed practice incentive results. 15 out of 20 PCMH Kids practices met 3 out of 4 quality measure thresholds and are eligible for incentive payments from the health plans. 100% of PCMH Kids practices met Developmental Screening targets. In addition, Dr.

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Dept. of Health Seeking Nominations for Grace Diaz Blue Light Award

  • 09 Jul 2019

RI World Diabetes Day (RIWDD) was launched in 2019 by the RI Department of Health as a vehicle for raising awareness about diabetes and its impact on residents. The event exemplifies the strong collaboration between the many community organizations, state government officials, health entities, and community residents who are committed to decreasing the prevalence of diabetes.

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Complex Care Conversations: Creating a Climate of Healing

  • 09 Jul 2019

Complex Care Conversations is an interactive curriculum designed for small groups to increase clinician ease and effectiveness in approaching goals of care conversations with patients dealing with serious, progressive illnesses such as heart failure, cancer and dementia.

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Enhanced Quarterly Data Displays for CTC Quality Measures

  • 29 Jul 2019

In an effort to ensure CTC-RI Practices are on track to obtain sustainability payments with the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner when eligible, CTC-RI now offers practices an "OHIC Targets" tab to view their quarterly clinical quality data against OHIC's thresholds. For Q1 and Q2 2019, practices can view measures data displays of both Adult Cohort 4 and 5; and PCMH Kids Cohort 2.

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Congratulations to CTC-RI "Cohort 4" Adult Practices

  • 29 Jul 2019

In January 2015, 25 adult practices representing 90,000 patients and 100 providers entered into the Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island program as "Cohort 4" with the goal of improving quality, customer experience and reducing costs.  

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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.