Quality Behavioral Health has been providing outpatient behavioral health services to medical practices and community agencies for over a quarter of a century. They are pleased to announce several enhanced and new services for their compact partners.
CTC and PCMH-Kids programs recognize the importance of clinician (and clinical team) well-being. We are collaborating with the Primary Care Physician Advisory Committee of the RI Department of Health to help develop solutions that will improve clinician well-being. Burnout, stress, and work overload have become a pervasive problem among health care clinicians in the United States.
On February 28, 2019, CTC launched our kickoff meeting for the 9 primary care practice sites that are participating in the one-year IBH primary care program that has been funded by UnitedHealthcare. This IBH expansion includes 30 providers and 70,000+ patients.
Primary care practices learned important updates at the February 27 CTC Practice Reporting and Transformation Committee from Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner (OHIC) staff, Marea Tumbler and Cory King, Principal Policy Analysts.
CTC and the American College of Physicians have partnered to provide a 6-month collaborative focused on improving referrals and communication between primary care and specialists. This "High-Value Care Coordination" program had its kickoff on February 19 which was attended by more than 50 people representing 23 participating primary care and specialist practices.
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.