State Support for Primary Care Practice Transformation: Replication of the North Carolina Model

This webcast is an introduction to the new Infrastructure for Maintaining Primary Care Transformation (IMPaCT) initiative in North Carolina, funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).  It will outline the key components of North Carolina’s primary care practice transformation strategy, their interrelationship, lessons learned, the role of a state level coalition, and collaboration with area health education centers. The webcast will describe an upcoming opportunity for three states to receive technical assistance to adapt North Carolina’s model.


  • Samuel Cykert, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Darren A. DeWalt, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • L. Allen Dobson, Jr., MD FAAFP, Vice President, Clinical Practice Development, Carolinas HealthCare System; President, North Carolina Community Care Network, Inc.
  • David Meyers, MD, FAAFP, Director, Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • Denise Levis Hewson, RN, BSN, MSPH, Director of Clinical Programs and Quality Improvement, Community Care of North Carolina
  • Jill Rosenthal, MPH, Program Director, National Academy for State Health Policy.



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