Latest PCDC News

Primary Care Access in NYC Council Districts: New Findings

Categories: Analytics, Policy
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has identified marked disparities in primary care access in New York City, measured on a City Council District level. By examining all 51 districts, the Primary Care Access Profiles provide a multidimensional view of gaps in access, help support advocacy for additional services, and inform siting of new primary care …

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A Creative Twist in Team-Based Care Training

Categories: Capacity Building
PCDC’s team-based care training can take an unexpected turn, as internal medicine residents recently discovered at BronxCare Health System. To instill principles of team-based care and collaboration, participants were given an assortment of common household items — and instructed to build the tallest tower possible in 10 minutes. Participants completing a team-based care exercise designed by …

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PCDC Announces New Board Officers

Categories: 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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