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 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.