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VIDEO: Primary Care Summit Highlights

Categories: Events, PCDC News
Louise Cohen - Notable women in health care
In February 2018, PCDC hosted its Primary Care Summit on the topic of “Primary Care: What Really Matters in Health Care Reform.” Featured were Elisabeth Rosenthal, MD, editor-in-chief of the nonprofit Kaiser Health News and author of An American Sickness; Mitchell Katz, MD, president and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals; and Louise Cohen, Chief Executive Officer …

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A Health Center’s $47 Million Evolution

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment
Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) — Connecticut’s largest Federally Qualified Health Center — celebrated the culmination of an ambitious project this spring: a $47 million expansion of three sites across the state. Made possible through PCDC financing, the new facilities span a total of 81,400 square feet and expand primary care access to an additional …

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Staff Spotlight: Serving Diverse Populations

Categories: Capacity Building
PCDC’s Performance Improvement team provides Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) consulting services for primary care practices across the country. To date, the team has assisted more than 475 practices to achieve PCMH recognition — a 100 percent success rate. Among the experts behind this work is Nicki Andrews, MPH, a Project Manager who joined PCDC in …

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Before and After Financing: A Rural Health Center Thrives

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment
In Connecticut, drug and opioid overdoses have surpassed car accidents as the leading cause of accidental deaths. The epidemic is largely centered in the rural region served by Community Health and Wellness Center of Greater Torrington (CHWC). “The opioid crisis is far-reaching and has no boundaries,” says Joanne Borduas, CEO of CHWC. “It affects all ages, …

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Making a 30-Minute Brief Intervention a Reality

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
Can a 30-minute visit make a difference in integrated behavioral health and primary care? Without question, says PCDC’s Andrew Philip, who recently demonstrated how at the National Council for Behavioral Health Conference. [Register for PCDC’s free Primary Care Summit: ‘Closing the Behavioral Health Integration Gap.’] In a live mock interaction, a fictional patient named “Mary” …

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