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March 2019

Topic: Report out quality measures

Monthly Practice Reporting Committee meeting located at RIQI. 

(Recommend attendees: staff member pulling reports)

April 2019

Data and Evaluation Committee Apr 2 2019 - 7:30am

Monthly Data and Evaluation Committee meeting.

(Recommended attendees: IT/HIT/data analysts)

Note the location of the April best practice meetings will be HCA. 

Case presentation:  BVCHC



Topic: TBD

Monthly NCM Best Practice Sharing meeting located at 301 Metro Centro Blvd, 2nd Floor Warwick, Rhode Island.

(Recommended attendees: nurse care managers; care coordinators from PCMH Kids practices)


Topic: “Having Patient End of Life Discussions”

  • Practice report out on AIM statement and Work Plan

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SBIRT/CHT Executive Committee Apr 18 2019 - 3:00pm
Clinical Strategy Committee Apr 19 2019 - 7:30am

Monthly Clinical Strategy Committee meeting located at Brown Physician Patient Center, 375 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence, RI

Topic: Report out quality measures

Monthly Practice Reporting Committee meeting located at RIQI. 

(Recommend attendees: staff member pulling reports)

Board of Directors Apr 26 2019 - 7:30am

This meeting is for committee members only.

Charge: Responsible for strategic direction and overall governance of the program.

CTC sponsors statewide High-Value Care Coordination program

  • 09 Jan 2019

CTC is partnering with the American College of Physicians to sponsor a statewide learning collaborative for primary care and specialist offices to enhance High-Value Care Coordination. The program will start on or about late January and continue through July 2019.

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Register for the Feb. 8th Breakfast of Champions meeting

  • 09 Jan 2019

CTC's Quarterly Breakfast of Champions meeting is being held on February 8th at 7:30am. This is an important point in time for primary care in Rhode Island and for the CTC and PCMH-Kids program, and the involvement and input from all CTC practices is critical. Specifically, all clinical practice champions and practice site clinical and administrative leaders should attend.

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Update on controlling high blood pressure measure

  • 09 Jan 2019

Adult CTC practices will start reporting on the HEDIS 2019 controlling high blood pressure measure (blood pressure control defined as 140/90 for adults age 18-85) beginning 1/15/19 for timeframe 1/1/18-12/31/18. The previous measure (control defined as 140/90 for adults 18-59 or patient with diabetes 18-85; 150/90 for patients 60-85) has been retired effective 12/1/18.

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CTC launches innovative service line offerings

  • 30 Nov 2018

The Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island has worked with more than 100 pediatric, family medicine, and adult primary care practices throughout Rhode Island. Through this work, we have established a track record of health care transformation success, and are now excited to offer help to other organizations desiring specific goals.

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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.