PCDC's Impact: Behavioral Health

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The integration of primary care and behavioral health services is increasingly recognized as a critical component of whole-person care and improved health outcomes. Seamless referrals between primary care and behavioral health providers allow patients to quickly and easily access the physical and mental care they need through an established, trusting patient-provider relationship.

PCDC is prioritizing projects that advance behavioral health integration and services. Recent financings include fully integrated centers and substance use and recovery clinics. Our capacity building team empowers providers to improve care delivery by incorporating behavioral health strategies into existing services.

Client Update: On the Front Lines of the Opioid Epidemic

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment, PCDC News
Last December, PCDC completed $1 million in financing for infrastructure investments at the Community Health & Wellness Center (CHWC) of Greater Torrington, an area of Connecticut deeply affected by the opioid crisis. The initiative was the latest to spring from a partnership that began in 2013, when CHWC became PCDC’s first financing project outside of …

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PCDC Financing Supports $47M Expansion of Primary Care in Connecticut

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment, PCDC News, Press Release
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) recently completed financing on a $47 million project that will dramatically increase access to primary care services across three key Connecticut cities. The financing enables Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC), Connecticut’s largest federally qualified health center (FQHC), to increase services by 60 percent, expanding its reach to an additional …

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PCDC Completes Financing for CT Health Center at Frontline of Opioid Crisis

Categories: Investment, PCDC News, Press Release
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has provided $1 million in financing for infrastructure investments at the Connecticut-based Community Health & Wellness Center (CHWC) of Greater Torrington, an area deeply affected by the opioid crisis. [See media coverage in the Hartford Business Journal and the Register Citizen.] By enabling new staff hires, IT upgrades, and other …

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In Conversation with a Pioneer: Dr. Jack Geiger

Categories: PCDC News
Today community health centers serve 27 million patients at 10,000 sites across the country — all based on a concept that Dr. Jack Geiger created in the 1960s in rural Mississippi. At the Founders Reception on November 16, PCDC saluted Dr. Geiger for his pioneering work and lifelong insistence that health care is a basic human …

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PCDC Completes $9.8M Financing for Construction of a New Northern California Health Center

Categories: Investment, PCDC News
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has completed financing of a $9.8 million construction project to expand primary care access in Northern California. The new 16,600-square-foot Anderson Family Health and Dental Center, part of the Shasta Community Health Center (SCHC) system, will accommodate 25,000 visits a year for primary medical, dental, and behavioral health services. …

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