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For Pride Month, Profiles of Health Equity

Categories: PCDC News
This year’s Pride Month — coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots — has inspired broad reflection on advances for the LGBTQ communities. Since its launch, the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has played a key role in advancing health equity, assisting health providers that serve LGBTQ individuals and other underserved populations. Through financing …

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In New York State’s Rural Areas, Disparities in Primary Care Access: New Findings

Categories: Analytics, PCDC News, Policy
Access to primary care is one of the most frequently cited and urgent health problems facing rural populations. A new PCDC report — the first of its kind — examines this challenge in New York State, identifying key measures of access and specifying policy strategies for improvement. The “Rural Access to Primary Care in New …

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Behind the ‘Rural Access’ Report: Q&A with Mary Ford

Categories: Analytics
In recent months PCDC has spotlighted rural access to primary care in New York State, through both recent testimony and newly released findings. Leading this research is Mary Ford, MS, Director of Evaluation and Analytics, who authored the “Rural Access to Primary Care in New York State” report. Among its findings: While New York State’s urban …

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PCDC Receives Upgraded Rating from Aeris

Categories: Investment, PCDC News
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has received from Aeris — the community development financial institution (CDFI) rating and information service — a Four-star impact performance rating with Policy Plus and AA+ financial strength and performance rating. PCDC’s AA+ financial strength and performance rating is an enhancement of its previous AA rating, signifying “very strong …

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PCDC Spotlights Rural Access to Primary Care at NYS Assembly Hearing

Categories: Analytics, PCDC News, Policy
PCDC’s Mary Ford, Director of Evaluation and Analytics, testified before the New York State Assembly today, highlighting new findings about rural access to primary care. “We found that there are far fewer primary care providers per person in New York State’s rural and small-town communities, resulting in lower access for residents,” Ford said of PCDC’s …

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