Be Part of the Nation’s Healthcare Transformation

The Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI) will assist 140,000 clinicians in improving the way they deliver care by providing technical assistance support for integrating quality and process improvement, and by building on and spreading existing change methodologies, practice transformation tools, published literature, and technical assistance programs. Clinicians that will be supported by TCPI include primary and specialty physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical pharmacists, and their practices.

Opportunities to Get Involved

Clinicians that are interested in participating in TCPI should email TCPi.ISCMail@us.ibm.com, providing contact information and the state in which you practice. You may also click the map image to find information on the Practice Transformation Networks (PTNs) in each state that are providing technical assistance to practices enrolled in TCPI.

TCPI Aims

  • Support more than 140,000 clinicians in their practice transformation work
  • Improve health outcomes for millions of Medicare, Medicaid and CHIP beneficiaries and other patients
  • Reduce unnecessary hospitalizations for 5 million patients
  • Generate $1 to $4 billion in savings to the federal government and commercial payers
  • Sustain efficient care delivery by reducing unnecessary testing and procedures
  • Transition 75% of practices completing the program to participate in Alternative Payment Models
  • Build the evidence base on practice transformation so that effective solutions can be scaled

TCPI Overview

To download a brief overview of TCPi please click the button below.

TCPi Overview

2018 NEP Materials

Materials from the 9 August 2018 National Experts Panel are now available for download!
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Spotlight

ACP

Recorded playback of the ACP Support and Alignment Network's four-part Clinical Webinar Series is now available and features content on key clinical topics, including diabetes, hypertension, and opioid management.

This series was developed by the ACP SAN to promote and augment several new or newly updated ACP Practice Advisor modules. Subscribing to the online practice management tool based on the Patient Centered Medical Home model. ACP Practice Advisor will help your practice enhance patient care and office efficiency. Registration and log in are necessary.

Topics include:

  • Safer Opioid Prescribing - Safer opioid prescribing, including agreements and monitoring for benefits and harms, will be discussed by Karen Funk, MD, MPP, Vice President Clinical Services, Clinical Family Health Services and TCPI National Faculty.
  • Managing Patients Not Benefiting (or being harmed by) Opioids - Experts in opioid management and weaning will discuss how to assess patients on opioids for lack of benefit and implement a patient-centered opioid taper and treatment plan with alternative therapies, as well as how to assess for and treat opioid use disorder. Daniel P. Alford, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine; Director, Clinical Addiction Research and Education (CARE) Unit; and Director, Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education (SCOPE of Pain) Program and Robert Kerns, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Psychology at Yale University and Founding Director of the Pain Research, Informatics, Multi-morbidities and Education (PRIME) Center of Innovation.
  • Practical Management of Hypertension in 2018 - The prevalence and management of hypertension as well as current guidelines and practical management considerations will be discussed by Lawrence Ward, MD, MPH, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine and Vice Chairman for Clinical Practice and Quality, Thomas Jefferson University.
  • Update on Diabetes Mellitus Management - Lillian F. Lien, MD, FACP, Professor of Medicine and Division Director of the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes in the Department of Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) discusses how to control patients' A1c and discusses the importance of the foot exam, while highlighting ACP resources on diabetes.