Telehealth Project Overview

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Telehealth Project Introduction


In summer of 2020, The Care Transformation Collaborative of RI (CTC-RI/PCMH Kids) launched a three-phase project funded through UnitedHealthcare and Cares Act Funding. To learn more about this initiave including information on the needs assessment, webinar series and outcomes, check out the Rhode Island Telehealth Project Report.


Project goals are:

1) Provide primary care team with best practice sharing opportunities to support effective, safe and efficient telehealth services looking at practice/staff/patient experiences, clinical outcomes, access to care and utilization;

2) Help inform RI health care policy on primary care practice/patient telehealth needs


The project consists of three phases; to learn more about each phase follow the links below:

Phase 1: Practice Assessment/Patient Engagment Surveys

Phase 2: Telehealth Webinar Series

Phase 3: Learning Collaborative: "Using Technology to Improve Care for Patients with Chronic Conditions"


Telehealth Committee

A Planning Committee (including Northeast Telehealth Resource Center representation) helped develop 1) the Primary Care Telehealth Practice Assessment and Patient Needs Survey and 2) the 6-month educational webinar series based on review of practice and patient needs assessment findings and recommendations. A full list of committee members can be accessed HERE.


Other Project Resources

2/3/21 Presentation at the Center for Digtal Health



Project Funding




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.