Latest PCDC News

Expanding Primary Care and Behavioral Health Services in Western New York

Categories: Investment
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) recently financed the expansion of two Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in Western New York. The Chautauqua Center (TCC) in Dunkirk, New York received $7 million to expand its current location, and Neighborhood Health Center of Western New York (Neighborhood) received $19 million to expand two locations in Buffalo, …

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Special PCDC Statement: Confronting Racism and Investing in Equity

Categories: PCDC News, Press Release
This weekend, we witnessed yet another horrific display of hatred and racially motivated gun violence. Our hearts are broken for the victims of the Buffalo shooting and for their families, friends, and community. The epidemic of hate and intolerance in this country impacts every one of us, with devastating impact on Black people and other …

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Special PCDC Statement: Preserving Access to Reproductive Health Care

Categories: PCDC News, Press Release
Reproductive health care, including abortion, is an essential component of primary care. Yesterday, we learned it is likely that the Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade later this year. While abortion remains legal throughout the country today, we are deeply concerned about what this means for women’s access to a critical component of primary …

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Screening for ACEs: Q&A with PCDC’s Yael Lipton

Categories: PCDC News, Technical Assistance
Providers want their patients to feel their best physically and mentally. So, if they could dramatically improve treatment plans and health outcomes for their patients, they would want to do that, right? Recently, there has been increased recognition of the role trauma and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) play in both the physical and mental health …

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Reproductive Health Care is a Well-Established Component of Primary Care

Categories: PCDC News, Press Release
“Reproductive health care is a well-established component of primary care.”1 Primary care saves lives, improves individual and community health, and is essential to achieving health equity. High-quality, comprehensive primary care includes the full suite of physical and behavioral health services people need to live healthy, productive lives. Reproductive health care, including abortion, is an essential …

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