Board of Directors

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The Board of Directors is responsible for setting the strategic direction and providing overall governance of our Collaborative.

Members of the CTC Board of Directors meet in 2015

Tom Bledsoe, MD, University Medicine (President)
Anya Rader Wallack, Ph.D., Executive Office of Health and Human Services (co-chair)
Kathleen C. Hittner, MD, Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner (co-chair)

Health Plan Representatives
David Brumley, MD, Tufts Health Plan
Neal Galinko, MD, UnitedHealthcare
Gus Manocchia, MD, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of R.I.
Tracey Cohen, MD, Neighborhood Health Plan of R.I.

Hospital Representatives
Lou Giancola, South County Hospital

Provider Representatives
David Bourassa, MD
Maureen Claflin, MSN, RN (secretary)
Patricia Flanagan, MD
Elizabeth Lange, MD
Al Puerini, MD
Ken Sperber, MD
Puneet Sud, MD

Employer Representatives
Al Charbonneau, Rhode Island Business Group on Health (treasurer)
Howard Dulude, Lifespan

At Large Representatives
Jeffrey Borkan, MD, PhD, Alpert Medical School, Brown University
Al Kurose, MD, Coastal Medical

Our Mission

The mission of the Care Transformation Collaborative 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.