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PCDC’s Top 10: Most-Read News of 2019

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Last year, PCDC published dozens of news stories and hundreds of social media posts about our community investment, performance improvement, and advocacy work. Following are the most-read news items — with a perennial favorite taking the top spot:   10. PCDC Financing to Support Trauma-Informed Health Care Access in New Jersey Through $2.95 million in …

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Isaac Kastenbaum Appointed Managing Director of Performance Improvement

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PCDC recently announced the appointment of Isaac Kastenbaum as Managing Director of its Performance Improvement practice, following a highly competitive national search. Kastenbaum will lead the strategic direction, growth, and strengthening of the organization’s capacity building and training efforts. He will also oversee its growing team of experts in practice transformation, care coordination, Patient-Centered Medical …

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How Primary Care Access Affects Community Health: New PCDC Study

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Primary care access can alleviate inequities in community health, a conclusion supported by a new Journal of Primary Care & Community Health article by PCDC. An increase of 1 provider per 10,000 people was associated with a 1 percent decrease in diabetes rates and a 5 percent decrease in rates of adults without an influenza …

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Louise Cohen Named Among ‘Health Power 100’

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PCDC CEO Louise Cohen has been named among the Health Power 100 by City & State — her second consecutive appearance as an honoree. The 2020 list recognizes executives, policymakers, and other influential leaders based on “their accomplishments, economic clout, sway in political and policy matters, philanthropic efforts, constituencies they represent, and, of course, sheer political power,” …

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PCDC CMS Comments on New York’s 1115 Waiver Amendment Request

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The New York State Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT)’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program amendment request is an opportunity to deliver on its primary care promise, PCDC says in its federal public comments submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The 1115 Medicaid Waiver Amendment proposal includes an extension component to …

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