January 2024

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NCQA weighs in on importance of health equity

  • 05 Jan 2024

Quality health care has been historically unequal, often depending on a population’s race, culture, religion, class, gender identity, sexual orientation, geography or language. Health equity is a commitment to provide high-level care to all populations and to remove obstacles and disparities in the health care system.

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Team-Based Care Meeting Focuses on Safe Sleep and Conversations with Families

  • 15 Jan 2024

In December, around 50 attendees joined our Team-Based Care meeting focusing on safe sleep. Margo Katz, MA, RIDOH Program Manager for Safe Sleep and Substance-Exposed Newborns, provided an overview of Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID), including common causes, state data, and evidence-based recommendations for safe sleep and related products.

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Improving Child Health in RI Quarterly Meeting

  • 16 Jan 2024
CTC-RI and PCMH Kids welcomed pediatric practices and stakeholders to the January "Improving Child Health in RI" meeting. PCMH Kids co-chairs, Drs. Flanagan and Lange reviewed the accomplishments of 2023. Accomplishments included the following projects with a special project spotlight on Asthma presented by CTC-RI's Susan Dettling and P.R.I.M.A’s Dr. O’Shea:
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Monthly CBO Spotlight: East Bay Community Action Program

  • 30 Jan 2024

Our primary care transformation efforts often include the support and partnership of community-based organizations (CBOs) statewide. CTC-RI is spotlighting a different CBO each month to recognize and appreciate their work in our communities. This month, we're spotlighting East Bay Community Action Program and their Transgender Whole Healthcare (TWH) Program.

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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.