July Clinical Strategy Committee Focuses on Primary Care Workforce

  • 11 Aug 2023

The July Clinical Strategy Committee (CSC) meeting included an update from Jeffrey Borkan, MD, PhD, and Denise Coppa, PhD on the Task Force for Primary Care Provider Workforce Development, highlighting the need for changes in Rhode Island to support primary care provider training, reduce burnout and address the anticipated provider deficit. Wayne Altman, MD, Jaharis Family Chair of Family Medicine and Professor, Chair of Family Medicine, Professor, Tufts University presented on "Primary Care for You (PC4You) S750 An Optional Primary Care Payment Model". The goal of PC4You is to double primary care investment, decreasing inequities and moving to a payment model which aligns incentives with patient-centeredness and team-based care.

Our next CSC meeting on August 18 will feature presentations from Edward McGookin, MD, MHCDS, FAAP, President of Coastal Medical, and Monica Kucks, RN, BS, CCM, Vice President of Care Integration and Transformation, CharterCARE with a focus on Care Design for Primary Care and Global Capitation. All are welcome to join!

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