We have great news to share. CTC received a call from Patrick Tigue, Director of Medicaid, and thanks to the advocacy provided by so many of our key stakeholders, the Governor has restored funding to CTC adult and pediatric practices.
In January of 2016, CTC launched the Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) Pilot Program for Adult practices and selected twelve sites that committed to improve patient screening for depression, anxiety and substance use disorder (SUD), improve access to on-site behavioral health care, and improve care coordination for patients with high emergency department usage and for patients with severe ment
In July 2017, CTC was awarded funding from BHDDH and DOH to implement Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for substance use disorders by introducing SBIRT screening resources into Community Health Teams (CHT), emergency departments, Department of Corrections and various service organizations in RI.
Effective November 1, 2017, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) will be contracting with CTC to provide practice facilitation services for the primary care practices that are participating in the RI Chronic Care Collaborative (RICCC) and Care+Community+Equity (CCE) programs.
On December 14, 2017, the seven PCMH-Kids practices that are participating in the Postpartum Maternal Depression Screening learning collaborative will convene for their third quarterly meeting as part of the pediatric integrated behavioral health project. This PCMH Kids integrated behavioral health learning collaborative has been made possible through funding from Tufts Health Plan and the Sta
Over 300 people attended the 2017 CTC Annual Learning Collaborative which featured national, regional, and local experts speaking on topics to assist primary care practices with using practical and evidence based approaches to improve health outcomes through better utilization of team based care and patient activation strategies. The keynote address was given by Peter Anderson MD, founder and
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.