Latest PCDC News

PCDC Announces New Board Officers

Categories: Other, PCDC News
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) today announced the election of four high-profile officers to its Board. “We are fortunate to welcome visionary and strategic leaders, all deeply committed to primary care,” said PCDC CEO Louise Cohen. “Their support enables us to amplify the results of primary care access: healthier people, better health care, good jobs, …

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Addressing Substance Use: PCDC Offers Hands-On Training 10/15

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
On October 15, the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) will offer an experiential, small group training on Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) — a course in PCDC’s National Training Institute. Staff from health centers and clinics will gather to learn about SBIRT, its impact on patient health, and how to implement its …

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Q&A: Assisting PCDC’s Behavioral Health Integration Work

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
This summer, PCDC’s Performance Improvement team welcomed Laura Heath, MD, MA, MRCP, who had sought and received a New York Academy of Medicine fellowship — specifically to take part in PCDC’s behavioral health integration work. A native of the United Kingdom, Dr. Heath studied at Oxford University, completed her MPH at Harvard University, and is …

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Increasing Behavioral Health Care to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

Categories: Investment
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has closed financing that will advance integrated behavioral health in northwest Washington State, a region deeply affected by the opioid crisis. PCDC’s $1.5 million pre-development financing is part of a larger project to transform Compass Health’s Everett location — a $120 million project with backing from the city government. …

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

Categories: Investment
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) completed financing for a joint project in northeast Pennsylvania that will expand primary care and opioid treatment while cultivating the next generation of the health care workforce. The Wright Center for Community Health and its affiliated entity, The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education, will soon expand to a …

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