Breakfast of Champions – RI Life Index

  • 26 Mar 2024

CTC-RI hosted its quarterly Breakfast of Champions Meeting in March, focusing on the Rhode Island Life Index and the implications for primary care. This topic was introduced by Farah Shafi, M.D., M.B.A., EVP & Chief Medical Officer, BCBSRI, detailing the project design and key results. Participants learned about the successes of the RI Life Index, critical social drivers of health in our state, as well as how BCBSRI uses the RI Life Index data. Additional results and methodological details were presented by Melissa Clark, Ph.D., Professor Health Services, Policy and Practice, Director at the Brown School of Public Health Survey Research Center. Pano Yeracaris, MD, Chief Clinical Strategist at CTC-RI moderated a discussion with participants, and invited reactants: Gregory Steinmetz, M.D., Associates in Primary Care Medicine, and Kelsey Ryan, Director of Clinical Transformation at Coastal Medical. View our CME page to see the recording, presentation and claim CME credits.