Latest PCDC News

Special PCDC Statement: Preserving Access to Reproductive Health Care

Categories: PCDC News, Press Release
Reproductive health care, including abortion, is an essential component of primary care. Yesterday, we learned it is likely that the Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade later this year. While abortion remains legal throughout the country today, we are deeply concerned about what this means for women’s access to a critical component of primary …

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Screening for ACEs: Q&A with PCDC’s Yael Lipton

Categories: PCDC News, Technical Assistance
Providers want their patients to feel their best physically and mentally. So, if they could dramatically improve treatment plans and health outcomes for their patients, they would want to do that, right? Recently, there has been increased recognition of the role trauma and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) play in both the physical and mental health …

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Reproductive Health Care is a Well-Established Component of Primary Care

Categories: PCDC News, Press Release
“Reproductive health care is a well-established component of primary care.”1 Primary care saves lives, improves individual and community health, and is essential to achieving health equity. High-quality, comprehensive primary care includes the full suite of physical and behavioral health services people need to live healthy, productive lives. Reproductive health care, including abortion, is an essential …

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PCDC Urges Governor Hochul to Make Primary Care a Central Focus of Her $10 Billion Health Care Commitment

Categories: Policy, Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 5, 2022 Contact: Hannah Huntt, hhuntt@pcdc.org  PCDC Urges Governor Hochul to Make Primary Care a Central Focus of Her $10 Billion Health Care Commitment  Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) — a New York-based, national nonprofit Community Financial Development Institution that aims to increase access to primary care and achieve health equity …

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VIDEO: Virtual Primary Care Summit Highlights

Categories: Events, PCDC News
In November 2021, the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) hosted its virtual Primary Care Summit about “Closing the Equity Gap: Intentional Investing in Primary Care.” This livestreamed event featured panelists Charlene Wong, MD, MSHP, Assistant Secretary for Children and Families at the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, and Shelina Davis, MPH, MSW, …

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