After piloting a successful Community Health Teams initiative for more than three years, CTC was well-positioned to apply for a unique grant opportunity with the State to expand the work of Community Health Teams and Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment (SBIRT) screening for substance use disorders and mental health disorders in Rhode Island.
On June 16, 2017, the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) hosted a Healthcare Transformation Summit at the Crowne Plaza Hotel with a focus on preparing the workforce for a healthy Rhode Island.
On June 8, 2017, the seven PCMH-Kids practices that are participating in the Postpartum Maternal Depression Screening learning collaborative convened for their first quarterly meeting as part of the pediatric integrated behavioral health project.
CTC-RI partnered with Bradley Hospital Learning Exchange to provide training for medical assistants, receptionists, practice managers and community health workers on Mental Health First Aid. Three different training programs took place throughout the month of June, and a total of 40 CTC-RI practice staff who are participating in the Integrated Behavioral Health and /or CHT initiatives recei
On June 9, 2017, CTC-RI hosted its quarterly Breakfast of Champions learning opportunity with a focus on practice innovation and building the medical neighborhood. The three presentations discussed a statewide collaborative of emergency physicians using Choosing Wisely as the backbone for a campaign to reduce inappropriate imaging for low back pain with the aim of partnering with primary care
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.