Improving Child Health in RI Quarterly Meeting

  • 17 Oct 2022

CTC-RI and PCMH Kids held the quarterly Improving Child Health in RI meeting on October 6 (formerly known as PCMH Kids Stakeholder Meeting). Drs. Beth Lange and Pat Flanagan presented information on the Medicaid Pediatric Relief Fund program and led a discussion about statewide priority areas related to child health, the current activities of PCMH Kids, and current gaps and opportunities for greater impact.

Currently, CTC-RI and PCMH Kids are providing primary care practices with quality improvement initiatives aimed at improving RI child health and meeting the following strategic goals:

  • Goal 1: Improved clinical outcomes (preventive, chronic, complex care)
  • Goal 2: Improved transitions of care and care coordination for children and youth with special health care needs
  • Goal 3: Improved coordination with community-based organizations
  • Goal 4: Strengthen team-based care; Build primary care work force, wellbeing and development

Materials related to the meeting include:

Meeting participants provided comments and requested resources on strengthening financial health of families, COVID resources, MomsPRN teleconsultation service, and KIDSNET reporting. Additional resources related to child health in RI can be found here: