October 2020

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Monthly Committee Update: Clinical Strategy

  • 21 Oct 2020

The committee met on September 18 to discuss pandemic-related updates and other issues to include flu vaccine targets, outreach and supply. Expanding IBH, CHWs, and remote monitoring were some of the immediate issues and activities prioritized at practice and SOC levels. Infant home visiting programs with PCMHs (Healthy Tomorrows) is a new project.

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Update: CTC-RI Primary Care Telehealth Initiative

  • 21 Oct 2020

46 practices (34 adults and 12 pediatric) signed participative agreements for completing practice needs assessment/patient engagement surveys with a completion date of September 25. CTC-RI is working with Northeast Regional Telehealth Resource Center to analyze, aggregate and display the findings that will be used to inform: 

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CTC-RI In the News

  • 21 Oct 2020

Convergence RI

Including mention of PCMH-Kids, a September 14 article in Convergence RI highlights how the rapid adoption of telehealth as a platform in the delivery of health care is redefining the office visit and the future relationship between patients and providers

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Update from CTC-RI Quarterly Breakfast of Champions

  • 21 Oct 2020

CTC-RI and PCMH Kids programs met on September 11 when a discussion of practices' plans for back-to-school and sick visits was co-led by Gregory Fox, MD, FAAP, President RIAAP and Beth Lange, MD, FAAP, PCMH Kids co-chair. Dr. Lange followed up with an update on the Pediatric Relief Fund / Pediatric Advisory Board.

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Navigating DCYF Training for Community Health Teams

  • 21 Oct 2020

Through our contract with the Medical Legal Partnership of Boston (MLPB), on September 8th, Community Health Teams (CHTs) participated in a training: “Navigating DCYF in General - and as a Family Impacted by SUD”. In this webinar, CHTs were able to better understand the DCYF intake and investigation process and identify the unique barriers and challenges for families impacted by substance use d

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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.