Project Name: MA-NH-RI Building a Regional Collaborative for Inter-Professional Education
Foundation/Lead Agency: The Tufts Health Plan Foundation, Inc. (MA-NH-RI)
In addition to the Tufts Health Plan Foundation, the project includes nine other funders from Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. These funding partners are:
Each state partnership also has a leadership team including:
Brief Project Synopsis:
Our project is designed to build on the recommendations of the recent Institute of Medicine report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. This report recognizes that patients receive safer and higher quality care when health professionals work in inter-professional teams, communicate effectively, and clearly understand and value the roles and responsibilities of the various health professionals that comprise the team. Specifically, our project will create a regional collaborative for inter-professional education focused on developing and implementing interactive programs of shared learning, resources, curriculum, and an evaluation methodology across Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.
Project Goals and Objectives:
The goals of this project are to: