The CTC-RI 2020 Annual Conference has been officially postponed and rescheduled to take place on November 4, 2021. The 2021 keynote speaker will be Ann C. Greiner, President and CEO, Primary Care Collaborative. Stay tuned for more updates!
CTC-RI / PCMH Kids is launching a telehealth webinar series, "Advancing Team-Based Telehealth in RI," made possible by authorized CARES Act and UnitedHealthcare funding. The first webinar, “RI Telehealth Sustainability Strategies – Coding and Billing,” will take place Nov.
CTC-RI is still encouraging RI provider participation in the Larry A. Green Center / Primary Care Collaborative 3-minute clinician surveys to better understand the response and capacity of the US primary care practices through COVID-19, with the next survey release on Nov. 13, with plans to continue these surveys through 2020 or beyond.
CTC-RI / PCMH Kids has been working to support practices that provide care for children and adolescents so that children can obtain well-child care (including immunizations/screenings) within the context of patient-centered medical home. Especially important this year is for children and adolescents to obtain the influenza vaccine. At this month's
COVID-19 prevention measures have constrained health care provider capacity and resulted in significant business interruptions for health care providers, as well as created barriers for members of the public to access health care (e.g., transportation, perceptions of safety, the need to quarantine).
The RI Dept. of Health recently announced a funding opportunity/call for applications for practices providing prenatal and postpartum clinical care, helping practices optimize behavioral health screening/treatment (depression, anxiety, and substance use) of perinatal patients.
Designed for pediatric, adult, and family medicine practices, including Federally Qualified Health Centers, CTC-RI is accepting applications for a new 12-month pilot learning collaborative to test the use of telehealth technology to improve care for patients with a selected chronic condition. Practices will be provided with infrastructure and incentive funding payments ($22,000.00 per practice
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.