The Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island (CTC-RI) with the support of funding from United Healthcare and the Rhode Island Foundation is pleased to offer up to 15 primary care practices, working within systems of care the opportunity to apply for funding of $10,000 per practice to participate in a 9-month Quality Improvement Initiative. The goal of the CTC-RI Demographic Data Collection Quality Improvement Initiative is to support primary care practices in their efforts to measure and improve their capture and reporting of accurate and complete demographic data information, which is a foundational step towards reducing health disparities.     
Outlined below is the 2024 Improving Demographic Data Collection in Primary Care to Address Health Disparities Quality Improvement Initiative Call for Applications.   

Who Can Apply 
  1. Primary Care Practices that use an electronic medical record and can generate race, ethnicity and language performance reports.  
  2. Continuation Practices: Practices that have participated in the CTC-RI “Demographic Data Collection Pilot Baseline Needs Assessment & Train the Trainer Webinar Series” Program (August 2023-March 2024) and have completed a Baseline Needs Assessment and Train the Trainer Webinar series.   
  3. New Practices: Primary Care Practices (pediatric, family medicine and adult medicine) that have not participated in the “Demographic Data Collection Pilot Baseline Needs Assessment & Train the Trainer Webinar Series” Pilot Program and can commit to completing a Baseline Needs Assessment and participating in the demographic data quality improvement initiative.   
New Practices will receive additional funding of up to $2,100 for completing a Baseline Needs Assessment, and optional funding of $500 for reviewing Demographic Data environmental scan reports and educational best practice presentations from the webinar series.   
For more information on project goals, background, requirements, please read the full Call For Applications Document.

Application Deadline: 5:00 p.m. February 29, 2024
Click here to review full application before submission

For support, please reach out to Nijah Mangual, Program Coordinator: