November 2021

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Pharmacy Quality Improvement Best Practice Meeting

  • 10 Nov 2021

CTC-RI hosted its quarterly peer learning best practice sharing meeting in November. Neil Sakar, President & CEO of the Rhode Island Quality Institute, along with Rob McConeghy, Health Data Analyst, and Sarah Eltinge, Health Data Science Manager, led a discussion on hypertension and hospitalizations using data from the RI Health Information Exchange.

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NCM/CC Best Practice Sharing: Strength-Based Screening, Part 2 Theory to Practice

  • 12 Nov 2021

Based on feedback received from our nurse care managers and care coordinators (NCM/CC) at the strategic planning meeting, our October NCM/CC session focused on patient engagement resources and how to take a “strength-based” approach when interviewing patients and families. Kathleen Kuiper, RIPIN Resource Coordinator, provided an overview of the

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Telehealth Learning Collaborative Practices Reflect on Lessons Learned

  • 12 Nov 2021

The Telehealth Learning Collaborative, "Using Technology to Improve Care for Patients with Chronic Conditions" came together for their 4th learning collaborative meeting this month. The 21 primary care practices are exploring different technology options such as remote patient monitoring, apps, and ambulatory blood pressure devices to improve care of patients with chronic conditions.

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CTC-RI Board of Directors News

  • 15 Nov 2021

The October Board of Directors annual meeting marked not only the change in officers, but confirmation of our stellar slate of CTC-RI Board of Directors 2021-22.

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IBH Patients Needed for Compensated Focus Group

  • 18 Nov 2021

Help us get the word out! We're looking for English- or Spanish-speaking patients, age 18+, who have received integrated behavioral health services in Rhode Island (substance use or mental health counseling through their primary care location). Patients will participate in a focus group run by Brown University and be provided with a $50 gift card.

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Our Mission

The mission of CTC-RI is to support the continuing transformation of primary care in Rhode Island as the foundation of an ever-improving integrated, accessible, affordable, and equitable health care system.  CTC-RI brings together critical stakeholders to implement, evaluate and spread effective multi-payer models to deliver, pay for and sustain high-quality, comprehensive, accountable primary care.