Board of Directors

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The Board of Directors is responsible for setting the strategic direction and providing overall governance of our Collaborative.

Members of the CTC-RI Board of Directors meet in 2015

Patrick Tigue, MPP, Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner
Kristin Sousa, Executive Office of Health and Human Services

Peter Hollmann, MD, Brown Medicine (President)
Noah Benedict, MHL, RI Primary Care Physician Corp. (Treasurer)
Elizabeth Lange, MD, FAAP, Coastal Medical / Waterman Pediatrics (Secretary)

Institutional Members
Raj Hazarika, MD, SM, Tufts Health Plan
Barry Fabius, MD, CMD, FACP, UnitedHealthcare
Christopher Ottiano, MD, Neighborhood Health Plan of RI
Matthew J. Collins, MD, MBA, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of RI

Provider Representatives
Michelle Anvar, MD, Brown Medicine
Hugo Yamada, MD, Charter Care Medical Associates
John Minichiello, MBA, Integra Community Care Network
David  Bourassa, MD, Thundermist Health Center (FQHC)
Sarah Fessler, MD, East Bay Community Action Program (FQHC)

Hospital Representatives
Steven Lampert, MD, MBA, Lifespan Physician Group

At Large Representatives
Jeffrey Borkan, MD, PhD, Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Patient Advocate
Deborah Masland, RI Parent Information Network  

Employer Representatives
Larry Warner, DrPH, United Way of Rhode Island
Al Charbonneau, MPS, Rhode Island Business Group on Health
Thomas Bledsoe, MD, FACP, Brown Medicine


Our Mission

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.