UMMS Affiliation

Commonwealth Medicine, Office of Program Development; Commonwealth Medicine, Enterprise Project Management Office

Publication Date


Document Type



Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Health Economics | Health Law and Policy | Health Policy | Health Services Administration | Health Services Research


The Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island (CTC), a patient-centered medical home initiative managed by UMass Medical School, explains how primary care practices can build a medical neighborhood by creating a community health team to provide behavioral health and social support services to patients with high-cost, complex care needs. CTC used a multi-payer approach to pilot and evaluate two community health teams in two diverse areas of Rhode Island.


Rhode Island, patient-centered medical home, community health teams, multi-payer

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Patient-Centered Medical Home Congress


Presented at the Patient-Centered Medical Home Congress.



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