PCDC Selected as MA DSRIP TA Marketplace Approved Vendor

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
MA DSRIP
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has been selected as an approved vendor in the Massachusetts Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Technical Assistance (TA) Program and the TA Marketplace. Working with MassHealth Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Community Partners (CPs), PCDC’s team of content experts will help strengthen their delivery of quality, cost-effective, culturally …

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Staff Spotlight: From Louisiana to New York City

Categories: Investment, PCDC News
from Louisiana to NYC
Johvanna Sampson, Senior Loan Officer, joined PCDC’s Capital Investment team in 2016. Originally from Louisiana, Sampson recognized the untapped potential and need for health care expansion in her home state. Since then, Sampson has been the driving force behind PCDC’s impact in Louisiana by establishing relationships across the state, including with the Louisiana Primary Care …

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PCDC Leaders Analyze Alma-Ata Progress in JAMA Forum

Categories: PCDC News, Policy
JAMA
“Now is an opportune time to revitalize a commitment to primary care,” write PCDC CEO Louise Cohen, MPH, and Board member Dave A. Chokshi, MD, MSc, in the JAMA Forum, a companion to The Journal of the American Medical Association. The piece coincides with the 40th anniversary of the Alma-Ata Declaration, the first international statement to …

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Challenges Facing HIV Care Organizations: How PCDC is Supporting Practices

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
PCDC’s Sustainable Strategies for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Community Organizations project enhances access to high-quality HIV care and support services, particularly for low-income, underinsured, uninsured, and underserved people living with HIV (PLWH). Earlier this year, the Sustainable Strategies team conducted a comprehensive needs assessment to better understand the challenges facing AIDS Service Organizations (ASOs) …

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‘People Want to Come Here’: Tips from a Health Center CEO

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment
Ravens community health center
Of the four community health centers founded or developed by Luisa Buada, perhaps one is most prominent: Ravenswood Family Health Center in East Palo Alto, CA. As Chief Executive Officer for the last 15 years, Buada has energized every facet of Ravenswood — including its transformation from a collection of modular buildings to a gleaming, …

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