The Larry A. Green Center, in partnership with the Primary Care Collaborative (PCC), has been conducting a weekly, 3-minute clinician survey since mid-March to better understand the response and capacity of US primary care practices to COVID-19.
Rhode Island instituted health care "affordability standards" for commercial health insurers 10 years ago to encourage them to improve the affordability of their health plans, as well as enhance health care quality and consumer protections.
On June 4, CTC-RI / PCMH Kids hosted a virtual PCMH Kids Stakeholder meeting. Drs. Flanagan and Lange recognized and applauded PCMH Kids Cohort 2 for completing their 3-year contract and reviewed their accomplishments while in the program, especially noting that all 9 practices have been successful in achieving NCQA PCMH recognition.
The Rhode Island Diabetes Health Equity Challenge has been in full swing, and teams met to share their stories on June 19 and discuss some important topics, including the burden of diabetes in Rhode Island, COVID-19 and health disparities, an overview of team assets, working gaps
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.