A Blueprint for Equity: Q&A with PCDC Founders

Categories: Events, PCDC News
As with many storied partnerships, a crisis brought together Ronda Kotelchuck and David R. Jones. Each was already renowned: Kotelchuck, for her civil rights work and primary care advocacy; Jones, for tackling urban poverty as President and CEO of the Community Service Society (CSS) of New York. Then came CSS’ urgent 1990 report about New York City’s …

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PCDC Selected as MA DSRIP TA Marketplace Approved Vendor

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has been selected as an approved vendor in the Massachusetts Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Technical Assistance (TA) Program and the TA Marketplace. Working with MassHealth Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Community Partners (CPs), PCDC’s team of content experts will help strengthen their delivery of quality, cost-effective, culturally …

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Staff Spotlight: From Louisiana to New York City

Categories: Investment, PCDC News
Johvanna Sampson, Senior Loan Officer, joined PCDC’s Capital Investment team in 2016. Originally from Louisiana, Sampson recognized the untapped potential and need for health care expansion in her home state. Since then, Sampson has been the driving force behind PCDC’s impact in Louisiana by establishing relationships across the state, including with the Louisiana Primary Care …

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PCDC Leaders Analyze Alma-Ata Progress in JAMA Forum

Categories: PCDC News, Policy
“Now is an opportune time to revitalize a commitment to primary care,” write PCDC CEO Louise Cohen, MPH, and Board member Dave A. Chokshi, MD, MSc, in the JAMA Forum, a companion to The Journal of the American Medical Association. The piece coincides with the 40th anniversary of the Alma-Ata Declaration, the first international statement to …

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Challenges Facing HIV Care Organizations: How PCDC is Supporting Practices

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
PCDC’s Sustainable Strategies for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Community Organizations project enhances access to high-quality HIV care and support services, particularly for low-income, underinsured, uninsured, and underserved people living with HIV (PLWH). Earlier this year, the Sustainable Strategies team conducted a comprehensive needs assessment to better understand the challenges facing AIDS Service Organizations (ASOs) …

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