Demographic Data

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Demographic Data

The Demographic Data Collection Pilot Project, funded by the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS), and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), provided fifteen primary care practices with a unique opportunity to learn how patient race, ethnicity, and language important to providing high quality care and addressing health disparities. Participating practices received a stipend of up to $4,100.00 per site to conduct a comprehensive Baseline Needs Assessment and engage in a Train the Trainer Demographic Data Collection Best Practice Webinar Series.

Aligned with the CDC National Initiative to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities, this project played a crucial role in improving demographic data collection as a foundational activity for promoting health equity. The overarching goal was to increase capacity of primary care provider organizations to collect high quality data and report it effectively. This project represents a significant stride toward fostering inclusive and effective healthcare practices within Rhode Island's primary health services.

As a result of this initiative, four comprehensive reports have been compiled, providing valuable insights and recommendations. Additionally, webinar resources from the Train the Trainer series are available below.

We’d like to thank our participating practices for their dedication throughout this project:

  • Concilio Pediatrics
  • East Bay Community Action Program
  • The Center for Primary and Specialty Care
  • The Miriam Hospital Medical Clinic
  • University Internal Medicine
  • RIPCPC - Atlantic Pediatrics
  • RIPCPC - Children First Pediatrics
  • RIPCPC - East Bay Pediatrics
  • RIPCPC - Family Doctors Group, PC
  • RIPCPC - Jamiel Ambrad, MD
  • RIPCPC - Olga Tverskaya, MD
  • RIPCPC - Richard Ohnmacht, MD
  • RIPCPC - Smithfield Pediatrics
  • RIPCPC - Snow Family Medicine
  • RIPCPC - Your Health


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.