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PCDC and Board Member Christopher Koller Receive Barbara Starfield Awards

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PCDC has been named the 2019 recipient of the Advanced Primary Care Practice Award, bestowed by the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC). The award recognizes PCDC’s “exemplary capacity building and capital investment services to primary care providers, particularly those serving the safety net,” according to the official announcement. Also honored was Christopher Koller, a PCDC …

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PCDC Makes Recommendations for Improving Rural Access to Health Care Services

Categories: PCDC News, Policy
Primary care is the most reliable means of ensuring patient and community health in rural communities, PCDC asserts in recommendations to the federal government. “To meet its responsibility, primary care must be reinforced with sound policies and adequate resources,” the organization notes in its submission to the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the …

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Gala Honoree Spotlight: Q&A with Dr. Kemi Alli

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“If you want something to be different, you make it different.” It’s a credo that has guided the career of Kemi Alli, MD. And it’s one of the many reasons PCDC is proud to honor Dr. Alli at the Gala Reception on Tuesday, November 19. As CEO of Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC) in …

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Disparities in Primary Care Access: Q&A with Kirsten Weisbeck

Categories: Analytics, PCDC News, Policy
PCDC’s newly released Primary Care Profiles identify marked disparities in primary care access in New York City, measured on a City Council District level. The findings hold great potential for policy and advocacy efforts, says Health Research Analyst Kirsten Weisbeck, MPH, who co-authored the profiles. A member of the Evaluation and Analytics team, Weisbeck specializes …

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Furthering Primary Care, Opioid Treatment, and Medical Education in Pennsylvania

Categories: Investment
A community in northeast Pennsylvania hard-hit by the opioid crisis will soon see expanded primary care access and medical education, thanks to financing from the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC). The Wright Center for Community Health and its affiliated entity, The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education, will expand to a new 41,900-square-foot facility in …

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