As part of the 2017 CTC Expansion Service Delivery Requirement Work plan, pediatric and adult practices were asked to develop and implement quality improvement work plans for improving practice performance selecting from clinical quality, customer experience or utilization performance areas of focus.
Connie Ducharme, RN, BSN, CHPN from Integra ACO hosted a learning session at the March NCM meeting on "Advance Care Planning at Primary Care Practices: Using tools from the Conversation Project to increase skills." Resources, such as the
Starting in March, CTC streamlined the process practices can use to update Practice Provider Files and Care Manager information. Practices are now able to access a pre-filled form for providers and care manager information. Practices receive a link to a document that displays the prior quarter's practice provider and care manager information.
The health care system is often the first social sector to connect with the at-risk population of infants in low-income families. With Medicaid covering more than half of all births in many states, and 40 percent of children nationwide, state Medicaid leadership is particularly well-positioned to spur innovations that can improve outcomes for young children and their parents.
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.