February 2021

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RIQI Launches New CurrentCare website

  • 07 Feb 2021

Rhode Island Quality Institute has launched a new CurrentCare and CurrentCare for Me Online Enrollment website. The new enrollment website makes signing up quick and simple for your patients.

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Update: PCMH Kids Stakeholder Meeting

  • 07 Feb 2021

At the quarterly PCMH Kids Stakeholder meeting on January 7, Drs. Flanagan and Lange provided an update on the Immunization and Lead Screening and Medicaid Access to Care results. RI pediatricians have demonstrated significant improvement across all categories, while continuing to address increased COVID-19 challenges.

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Update: Clinical Strategy Committee

  • 07 Feb 2021

Phase 2 of the Care Delivery Design and Community Health Project kicked off at the January 15 Clinical Strategy Committee meeting. Moderated by Pano Yeracaris MD, MPH, CTC-RI Chief Clinical Strategist, the group discussed our project plans and reviewed a fishbone

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CTC-RI Continues Telehealth Webinar Series on Feb. 23

  • 07 Feb 2021

CTC-RI/PCMH Kids is hosting its next webinar in its new telehealth webinar series, "Advancing Team-Based Telehealth in RI," made possible by authorized CARES Act and UnitedHealthcare funding. The webinar will be held Tuesday, February 23 from 12-1pm.

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Pediatric Practice Immunization Rates Surpass Pre-COVID Rates

  • 07 Feb 2021

In July, OHIC and EOHHS, at the request of Governor Raimondo, issued one-time grant payments to pediatric primary care providers that experienced financial hardship during COVID-19, and in return asked that pediatric providers take targeted actions to ensure patients get caught up on immunizations. As a group, childhood immunizations (including lead screenings) have improved across all categori

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Update: Pediatric IBH Learning Collaborative Meeting

  • 07 Feb 2021

Liz Cantor, PhD, CTC-RI IBH Pediatric Consultant, facilitated the quarterly Pediatric IBH Learning Collaborative meeting on Jan. 14. Pediatric practices (Cohort 1 and 2) participating in the Rhode Island Foundation Pediatric Pilot program discussed their screening rates for selected pediatric areas of focus and key learnings from screening in a virtual environment.

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Telehealth Learning Collaborative to Kick-off Feb. 10

  • 07 Feb 2021

Planning is underway for the February 10 kick-off of the CTC-RI / PCMH Kids Telehealth Learning Collaborative, “Using Technology to Improve Care for Patients with Chronic Conditions.” Dr. Lisa Levine of The MAVEN Project, a telehealth nonprofit dedicated to increasing access to comprehensive care for vulnerable populations, will deliver the keynote address.

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Save the Date: Quarterly Breakfast of Champions on March 12

  • 07 Feb 2021

Please save the date for the next CTC-RI Quarterly Breakfast of Champions on March 12 from 7:30-9:00am on Zoom. All Clinical Practice Champions and practice site clinical and administrative leaders are expected to attend.

March 12 Zoom meeting link in invitation.

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Rhode Island COVID-19 Vaccination Update

  • 07 Feb 2021

The RI Dept. of Health is working hard to distribute vaccines, but supply is very limited. Right now, RI is receiving enough first doses each week for about 1.5% of its population, and other states are in the same position. Rhode Island is administering its limited doses of vaccine in a way that will have the greatest impact on the health of the state.

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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.