December 2019

You are here

Clinical Strategy Committee Update

  • 12 Dec 2019

The Clinical Strategy Committee provides an important multi-payer opportunity for systems of care, providers and health plans to learn from each other on ways to advance primary care in Rhode Island. Below are key topics that were discussed in September and October: 

September

Read More

RI MomsPRN Program Hosts Learning Collaborative Kickoff

  • 12 Dec 2019

The RI Department of Health (RIDOH) together with Maternal Psychiatry Resource Network and CTC-RI hosted the learning network collaborative meeting for the OB/GYN practices that are participating in the perinatal behavioral health quality improvement initiative (10/19-12/31/2020): 

Obstetrics and Gynecology Care Center at Women & Infants Hospital

Read More

PCMH Kids Stakeholder Meeting

  • 12 Dec 2019

On October 3, CTC-RI / PCMH Kids hosted the PCMH Kids Stakeholder meeting to discuss investments that are being made to help improve the health of children and families in Rhode Island.

Read More

Update on SBIRT/CHT Grant

  • 12 Dec 2019

CTC-RI's goal is to continue to disseminate opportunities for continued learning, and promote ongoing training opportunities. The continued objective is to provide training as needed in areas such as maternal child health, opioid treatment, and community-based resources.

 

Read More

Applications Being Accepted for Nurse Care Manager/Care Coordinator Standardized Core Curriculum Training Program

  • 12 Dec 2019

CTC-RI was awarded a grant from UnitedHealthcare to purchase core curriculum licenses for online learning modules to benefit 100 nurse care managers and care coordinators in CTC-RI practices. Eligible practices include those currently or previously in a CTC-RI contract, as well as nurse care managers/care coordinators (NCMs/CCs) that work in systems of care (ACO/AE).

Read More

Reflecting on Successful SBIRT Work in Rhode Island

  • 12 Dec 2019

On November 21, CTC-RI hosted a meeting with numerous stakeholders that reflected on the past two years worth of work in supporting Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). SBIRT is a best practice for the early identification and treatment of alcohol and other substance use disorders. 

 

Read More

2020 PediPRN Intensive Program

  • 12 Dec 2019

The PediPRN team is excited to announce the continuation of the PediPRN Intensive Program (PIP) for 2020. PIP was created to meet the need identified by current enrolled pediatric primary care providers for more in-depth training in child mental health topics. PIP is seeking to enroll up to 16 providers from 16 unique practices for the 10 session certificate program.

Read More

Practice Reporting and Transformation Update

  • 23 Dec 2019

Practice facilitators Suzanne Herzberg PhD, OTR/L and Jane Daylor RN, MS facilitated a discussion and provided tools to assist practices with meeting the December 31, 2019 service delivery requirements for developing and implementing compacts with specialists and transition of ca

Read More

December 2019 Quarterly Breakfast of Champions

  • 23 Dec 2019

Almost 50 members of the CTC-RI community attended the December 13 Quarterly Breakfast of Champions Learning Session. The agenda included a well-deserved congratulations to the 3 graduating CPC+ practices: Ocean State Primary Care of Westerly, Robert A.

Read More

Primary Care First Update: CTC-RI Hosts Meeting with Nicholas Minter, CMMI Director of the Division of the Advanced Primary Care, Seamless Care Models Group

  • 23 Dec 2019

Rhode Island is one of 26 regions in the country that can participate in Primary Care First, a 5-year alternative payment model designed to reduce Medicare spending by preventing avoidable inpatient hospital admissions and improve quality and access to care, particularly for patients with complex chronic conditions and serious illness.

Read More

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.