The Primary Care Development Corporation’s (PCDC) Primary Care Innovation Circle was launched in 2012.
Below is a list of all past events.
(January 2017) This event, in response to uncertainty created by a new president, and moderated by CEO Louise Cohen, featured a panel of health policy experts led by Deborah Bachrach, JD, of Manatt Health that discussed the political and operational realities of new reforms, as well as their views on how primary care could achieve better outcomes and healthier patients.
(March 2016) Health care research, practice and policy experts discussed the fundamental inadequacy of spending on primary care, and how, through adequate and appropriate investments, primary care can deliver on the promise of better care, smarter spending and healthier people.
(October 2015) During the October 30 Primary Care Innovation Circle, experts led by PCDC’s Karla Silverman and 1199SEIU’s Helen Schaub explored the health care workforce challenges, and solutions that deliver on the promise of true health care transformation.
(May 2015) New York State health officials, Long Island DSRIP leads, providers and healthcare experts discussed the challenges of engaging primary care providers in this major healthcare transformation initiative in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.
(January 2015) With DSRIP implementation around the corner, New York State officials, PCDC experts and leaders of DSRIP Performing Provider Systems discussed the prospects for primary care and key challenges associated with this momentous change to the healthcare delivery system.
(December 2014) PCDC partnered with NYCDOHMH to convene a group of experts in the field of reproductive health and primary care. Their goal was to develop a deeper understanding of the needs of primary care providers that would aid in providing and expanding access to comprehensive reproductive health services.
(November 2014) Co-sponsored with the New York Academy of Medicine and Primary Care Progress, students, faculty and providers from different primary care disciplines convened to discuss education and innovation in primary care practice.
(May 2014) Sponsored by CohnReznick, federally qualified health centers, payers and community developmental financial institutions convened to explore the risks and opportunities presented by the advent of integrated provider networks, including accountable care organizations and the new payment methods they utilize.
(January 2014) On the occasion of PCDC’s 20th Anniversary, current Board chair Daniel T. McGowan and former Board chairs: Jo Ivey Boufford, MD (New York Academy of Medicine), Rick Cotton (NBC Universal) and Bruce Vladeck (Nexera Healthcare Consulting) explored how the model of primary care is changing, who will deliver primary care in the future, the importance of intervention and how to ensure equal access.
Moving the Patient-Centered Medical Care Home Forward in New York State: Redefining and Resolving Challenges to Payer-Provider Alignment
(November 2013) Co-sponsored by the United Hospital Fund and the New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians, this event brought together key parties to advance the expansion of the patient- centered medical home through payer-provider alignment.
Health Insurance & Primary Care: Risks & Opportunities
(June 2013) Co-sponsored by athenahealth, PCDC’s Board of Directors and special guests explored how to ensure sufficient capacity, quality and sustainability in primary care as New York’s Health Benefit Exchange and Medicaid expansion continues to enroll hundreds of thousands of newly insured individuals.
Health Center Investing in the Fast-Moving World of Health Care Payment Reform
(May 2013) Co-sponsored by CohnReznick, a select group of experts on payment reform (bundled payments, ACOs, integrated networks, etc.) engaged in an interactive discussion around the implementation of new payment models and what it will mean for both community health centers and those who invest in them.
Moving New York’s Medical Home Forward: Spread and Sustainability
(February 2013) Co-sponsored by the United Hospital Fund and the New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians, event participants assessed successes and challenges facing the patient-centered medical home model (PCMH) and worked to develop an agenda to advance PCMH and other primary care innovations in New York State.
The Role of Technical Assistance in Helping Primary Care Achieve the Triple Aim
(January 2013) Co-sponsored by The Commonwealth Fund, the John D. Stoeckle Center for Primary Care Innovation and the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative, with funding from PricewaterhouseCoopers, the event engaged a select group in a three-part discussion on emerging technical assistance needs in primary care, technical assistance evaluation and standards and cooperation between sectors to address remaining gaps.
(June 2012) Co-sponsored by Calvert Foundation, participants at this event discussed the challenges and potential solutions for scaling up investment in community-based primary care, including community health centers, health systems, health IT and workforce development.
For more information about PCDC’s Innovation Circle series, please contact Laura Leale, Chief Development Officer, at 212-437-3933 or firstname.lastname@example.org.