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In the News: The Providence Journal (op-ed): "Working to improve primary care"

  • 12 Mar 2019

By Matt Collins, MD | February 13, 2019

We at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island read with interest Stanley Bleecker's Jan. 9 letter ("Even doctors can't get doctors in Rhode Island"), in which the writer expressed his frustration trying to find a primary care physician. We know this is a shared experience for Rhode Islanders, and we are working to address it.

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Clinician Well-Being Survey 2019: Improving clinician and care team well-being

  • 12 Mar 2019

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.

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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.