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Practice Transformation Program (PTP)

The Practice Transformation Program (PTP) is a region-wide quality improvement process change model employing longitudinal coaching, training, and clinical assistance to selected clinics.

PTP Goals

  • Increasing HIV screening and clinical prevention activities
  • Advancing quality improvement
  • Expanding adoption of evidence-based practices
  • Transforming practice to provide whole person, patient-centered care
  • Creating sustainable focus on HIV care
  • Improving outcomes along the HIV care continuum

HIV Care Continuum

PT Partnerships

  • 13 clinics in 10 states
  • 4 Ryan White Clinics, 9 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)
  • 3 urban clinics; 10 small town/rural clinics
  • Local AETC practice coaches in each state partner with clinic sites
  • Regional preceptorship sites in Washington and Oregon

Typical Activities

  • Data review
  • Goal setting
  • Workforce development and training
  • Quality Improvement projects
  • Workflow mapping
  • Electronic Medical Record prompts
  • Outcomes measurement
  • Development of HIV specific policies and procedures
  • Clinical consultation
  • Mentoring

For more information, contact Samantha Meiring, Practice Transformation Coordinator