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Arkansas Clinical Transformation Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Arkansas Department of Health
Mar 26, 2021

Phillip Borden

June Nelson


The Arkansas Clinical Transformation (ACT) Program provides training, technical assistance, and funding to help primary care clinics in Arkansas improve chronic disease management.

The program's key strategies include:

  • Quality improvement training
  • Application of the Chronic Care and Institute for Healthcare Improvement Models to facilitate best practices
  • Enhancing data management and reporting
  • Preparing primary care practices for implementation of National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) accreditation

Eligible applicants include:

  • Primary care practices affiliated with a hospital, health system, or practice network
  • Independent primary care practices, including family internal medicine or specialty practices that serve as primary care centers for patients
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers
  • Community Health Centers
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Participants will receive a year of intensive training followed by ongoing annual enhanced training, with continuing medical education (CME) credit hours during both phases. Participants will receive grant funds to offset program expenses.

Participants will be required to:

  • Support practice redesign and work towards improving patient outcomes
  • Participate in monthly meetings and potentially in-person learning sessions
  • Submit monthly tests-of-change and performance measure data to ACT faculty
Application process

A link to the ACT brochure is available on the program website.

Contact Phillip Borden or June Nelson to discuss the application process.

Tagged as
Cardiovascular disease · Chronic disease management · Clinics · Diabetes · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health workforce education and training · Healthcare facilities · Medical homes · Primary care · Rural Health Clinics · Arkansas

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