Thank you to all who joined us at our December 10 Breakfast of Champions. We know that workforce wellbeing and resilience is top of mind for Rhode Island practices. Nearly 100 attendees joined last month’s panel, which featured local, regional and national presenters who shared their organizational approaches to provider and clinical team wellbeing.
Our PCMH Kids January Stakeholder meeting focused on the tremendous work being done by primary care and the RI pediatric community to meet the needs of children and families impacted by the COVID-19 epidemic. Drs. Flanagan and Lange kicked off the meeting by recognizing Dr. Clyne’s dedication and years of service with the RI Department of Health.
January’s Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) meeting was focused on CTC-RI’s Pediatric IBH program. Liz Cantor, PhD reviewed project expectations and screening results, highlighting the tremendous performance practices achieved for adding and improving screenings for behavioral health conditions within pediatric primary care practices.
The December Clinical Strategy Committee (CSC) concentrated on national and statewide data integration strategies. Two experts presented on how to use data to inform population health and deliver actionable information to providers.
The RI Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner (OHIC) provides primary care practices with the opportunity to submit their quality measure performance data in order to be considered for RI Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) designation.
Sara Remington serves as the RI Department of Health's (RIDOH) Family Home Visiting Implementation Manager, helping implement, guide, and support important home visiting efforts statewide, including the Healthy Tomorrows program with pediatric primary care practices.
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.