Improving Child Health in RI Quarterly Meeting

  • 16 Jan 2024
CTC-RI and PCMH Kids welcomed pediatric practices and stakeholders to the January "Improving Child Health in RI" meeting. PCMH Kids co-chairs, Drs. Flanagan and Lange reviewed the accomplishments of 2023. Accomplishments included the following projects with a special project spotlight on Asthma presented by CTC-RI's Susan Dettling and P.R.I.M.A’s Dr. O’Shea:
  • Medicaid Pediatric Healthcare Recovery Program
  • Pediatric Weight Management ECHO and QI Initiative
  • Care Coordination ECHO Learning Series
  • MomsPRN Program
  • DULCE (Developmental Understanding and Legal Collaboration with Everyone)
  • Healthy Tomorrows
  • Healthcare Transitions: Pediatric to Adult Care
  • Demographic Data Collection
  • Restrictive Eating Disorder ECHO and QI Initiative
  • Increasing Pediatric IBH Capacity using Community Health Workers
  • Expanding Pediatric IBH Capacity
  • Healthy Happy Teams
  • Behavioral Health Workforce Development Efforts
  • AAP Family Strengths Assessment Visit
  • Asthma ECHO and QI Initiative

Drs. Flanagan and Lange wrapped up the meeting with a preview of new 2024 opportunities and asking the pediatric community what else should be considered for future projects.

Be on the lookout for call-for-applications in our newsletters and email blasts for the following projects:

  • Optimizing a BH Approach to Children’s Sleep in Pediatrics – ECHO
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection ECHO & QI Initiative
  • Demographic Data QI Initiative
  • Expanding Pediatric IBH Capacity

Other opportunities that CTC-RI is seeking funding for are:

  • Autism ECHO and QI Initiative
  • AAP Family Strengths Assessment Visit Expansion
  • Oral Health ECHO and QI Initiative

If there are other priorities we should consider, please email Carolyn Karner at

For those who were unable to attend, the meeting recording and presentation can be accessed here.