September 2023

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Task Force for Primary Care Provider Workforce Development Addresses Access Crisis

  • 11 Sep 2023

The Task Force for Primary Care Provider Workforce Development met in August. Since March, a consensus of recommendations has been developed to address the looming crisis of a declining primary care workforce. Research indicates that RI will have a deficit of 100 primary care providers by 2030, while the state’s population continues to rise. Task Force recommendations focus on strategies that c

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Practices Selected to Next Building Block: Implementing 4M Age-Friendly Framework for Better Care of Older Adults and People Living with Dementia Quality Improvement Learning Collaborative

  • 13 Sep 2023

“The Next Building Block: Implementing the 4M Age-Friendly Framework for Better Care of Older Adults and People Living with Dementia” quality improvement learning collaborative addresses the 4 M’s of Age-Friendly care which provides a framework to organize care for older adults with a focus on What Matters Most, Medication, Mobility, and Mentation.

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RI MomsPRN Learning Collaborative: Cannabis Use in Perinatal Period

  • 13 Sep 2023

The RI Maternal Psychiatry Resource Network (RI MomsPRN) Program funded by the RI Department of Health, in partnership with CTC-RI, hosted our final learning collaborative meeting which included a presentation by Anupriya Gogne, MD on “Cannabis Use in the Perinatal Period”.  Participating practices that have completed 15 months of this quality improvement initiative reported on their progress a

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Rhode Island ranks 4th in nation on health system performance

  • 19 Sep 2023

Every year, the Commonwealth Fund’s Scorecard on State Health System Performance uses the most recent data to assess how well the health care system is working in every U.S. state. Rankings are based on 58 measures of health care access, quality, use of services, costs, health disparities, reproductive care and women’s health, and health outcomes.

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Excellence in Innovation Award: Pharmacist Dr. Kelley Doherty Sanzen

  • 21 Sep 2023

CTC-RI would like to extend a well-deserved congratulations to Dr. Kelley Doherty Sanzen for her recent National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations Excellence in Innovation Award! This award recognizes pharmacists who have shown unusual and exemplary innovation in their practice setting.  


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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.