The Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) Committee is charged with supporting the development of, and ongoing learning around, sustainable approaches to integrating behavioral health in a wide variety of primary care practices. The IBH committee acts as content experts for informing the implementation of CTC IBH pilot projects and work in partnership with the health plans, systems of care, Office of Health Insurance Commission and other partners in testing and evaluating new models/programs of care. The committee acts as an advisory group to: a) inform Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) adult and pediatric practices and community health teams as they develop programs to meet the behavioral health needs of patient and families in primary care b) strengthen workforce development by coordinating efforts with academic programs c) inform public policy. The IBH Committee Charter can be found here (link to charter).
The mission of the Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island 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.