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Our dedication to catalyzing excellence in primary care has led to remarkable results. Since our founding in 1993, we have achieved:

  • $800 million invested in low-income communities
  • 1.4 million square feet improved
  • 900 health care organizations strengthened

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Crystal & Company

Crystal & Company is a leading strategic risk and insurance brokerage services firm offering a sophisticated advisory approach designed to solve risk and insurance challenges.

Rivkin Radler

One of the nation’s leading law firms, Rivkin Radler has a proven track record that is more than 60 years strong. Headquartered in New York, its 150 lawyers serve clients ranging from individuals and entrepreneurs to the Fortune 500.

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Products and Solutions

What PCDC Invests In

Hudson River MonticelloPCDC’s Capital Investment team catalyzes the transformation and expansion of primary care by providing capital and technical assistance to providers around the country to help them achieve their goals of improved care in their communities. Because our financing focuses on improved population health, providers turn to PCDC to support their expansions plans, which often reflect the unique needs of the communities they serve:

  • Service expansion: Construction of new sites, renovation of existing sites, business acquisition
  • Care integration: Capacity expansion to integrate new medical, dental and/or behavioral health services
  • Community needs expansion: Construction of physical/occupational therapy centers, nutrition centers, working kitchens, gyms, walking tracks, classrooms, learning centers, community meeting rooms

PCDC’s financial products include:

  1. Alternative delivery methods: Mobile vans, telehealth capacity expansion
  2. Tertiary needs: Capital expansion investments, including electronic health records installation, high-end equipment acquisition (e.g., radiology equipment), transportation capacity
  3. Expansion support: Working capital supporting expansion projects

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7,000

jobs

created or preserved

900

organizations

strengthened

1.6m

square feet

clinic space improved

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Integrating our primary care and social services under one roof is essential to serving this population, which is why we are delighted to partner with PCDC to build the kind of high-quality healthcare facility that will meet the needs of some of New York City’s most vulnerable children.

Richard Buery, CAS President & CEO

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What PCDC Invests In

PCDC’s Capital Investment team catalyzes the transformation and expansion of primary care by providing capital and technical assistance to providers around the country to help them achieve their goals of improved care in their communities.

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Anne Dyjak, Managing Director

Phone: 212-437-3920Email: adyjak@pcdc.org Anne Dyjak serves as PCDC’s Managing Director, responsible for leading the Capital Investment group. Anne is responsible for the establishment and implementation of PCDC’s strategy for increasing the access to capital in communities to achieve health equity. She oversees all facets of PCDC’s national lending practice, including program development, capitalization, business development, credit, and risk management. Anne joined PCDC in 2014 following a 30-year career in financial services, most recently with Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF), where she was Chief Investment Officer, Chief Credit Officer, and Vice President. Prior to joining NFF, she was the Northeast region Chief Operations Officer for the Special Asset division at Wachovia Bank, where she was responsible for the oversight of a $600 million portfolio of commercial business and commercial real estate loans. She has extensive experience in community development, consumer and commercial credit, financial analysis, management, strategic planning, risk management, and organizational development. She received her BS in economics from Rutgers University, and is active in community service, having served on various boards.

Gita Rao, Chief Credit Officer

Phone: 212-437-3959Email: grao@pcdc.org Since joining PCDC in 2015, Gita Rao has served as Chief Credit Officer, primarily responsible for working with her colleagues to originate debt and New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) investments in community health care providers and performing outreach and ongoing relationship management with health care providers through the term of the investment. Gita’s primary focus is to ensure careful and informed investment underwriting, monitoring, administration, and reporting, all in support of expanding quality primary care in underserved communities. Gita has more than 15 years of experience in community development finance, impact investing, and social entrepreneurship. She has worked with community development finance institutions, impact investing intermediaries, and foundations to underwrite and monitor loans, Program Related Investments, and New Market Tax Credit investments, as well as perform research and analysis on the community development and impact investing marketplace. Gita holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts from Carleton College.

William O’Brien, Chief Lending Officer

Phone: 212-437-3950Email: wobrien@pcdc.org In 2011, Bill O’Brien joined PCDC as its Chief Lending Officer, responsible for managing the Capital Investment team’s efforts to help providers expand and transform their practices through traditional and structured financing. As CLO, Bill continues a 25-year career of developing financial solutions that help clients reach their goals. Prior to joining PCDC in 2011, Bill was Senior Vice President at IKB Capital Corporation, where he held several roles including SVP and Chief Credit Officer, managing nearly $2.0 billion of loans, including $200 million of healthcare investments. In this capacity he helped structure financing packages for hospitals, long-term care facilities and physician-owned practices. Prior to this he was Vice President at Fortis Bank, where he managed the firm’s Structured Finance activities, developing new products, including helping to develop the first national healthcare receivable securitization program in the Netherlands. Earlier positions included relationship management positions at Banca CRT, Credit Lyonnais and other financial institutions. Bill received a BA (Philosophy) from Cathedral College of the Immaculate Conception, an MA (Philosophy) from New York University, an MBA (Finance) from Manhattan College, as well as post-graduate Executive Leadership Development training at Cornell University. He is formally credit trained and is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), the New York Institute of Credit, and the Global Association of Risk. Bill is a member of the New Markets Advisory Board for the Low Income Investment Fund.

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NameTitleNumberEmail
JoeKing555-444-8888joe@pcdc.org
SallyQueen111-444-9999sally@pcdc.org
JimmyBoss666-111-3333jimmy@pcdc.org

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1. Overview

Expert consulting and coaching to transform the delivery of primary care

Today’s health care environment is dynamic and uncertain, presenting tremendous opportunities and challenges for patients, communities, and primary care providers. To improve health outcomes, increase patient and provider satisfaction, and lower health care costs, practices need to operate efficiently and collaboratively while engaging the patients and the communities where they operate

2. Our Services

Efficiency and Patient Access: Expand access and maximize encounter volume through improved workflows, appointment availability and other initiatives.

HIV Prevention in Health Care: Build the capacity of health care organizations to deliver HIV prevention services as part of clinical cares.

Care Management & Coordination: Build and deploy care teams for effective care management, population management, and referral tracking.

Health Information Technology Optimization: Adopt and optimize electronic health records, health information exchange, patient portals and telehealth.

Practice Transformation & Recognition: Implement, sustain and certify for Patient-Centered Medical Home, ACOs, ICD-10 and other initiatives.

3. Our Results

  • 500 primary care providers supported in their efforts to adopt electronic medical records and health information technology
  • More than 200 primary care facilites assisted in medical home recognition and transformation
  • 18 state primary care associations equipped to provide meaningful use and medical home training to their members

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Highlights the work of federally qualified health center, Harlem United and nonprofit organization Primary Care Development Corporation in their dual efforts to expand and enhance primary care for the Harlem community.