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Addressing Sleep Health in Primary Care: An Expert Conversation on a New Future for Sleep Health in America

Categories: Technical Assistance
Over 2,000 primary care and behavioral health professionals woke up to the importance of addressing sleep health through integrated care 2021 SAMHSA-funded virtual series on sleep. Now, join PCDC as we welcome the National Center for Sleep Disorders Research at the NIH’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Dr. Marishka Brown [pictured], for an intimate …

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Expanding Primary and Specialty Care Services to Underserved Communities in Rhode Island

Categories: Investment
Providence Community Health Center (PCHC), the largest Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Rhode Island, received $6 million on June 26, 2021 in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) from Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) for a new 26,600 square foot health facility. The new facility, which will be located in Providence on Atwood Street, is …

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Advocates for Human Potential and PCDC: Q&A on Leveraging Funding from the American Rescue Plan

Categories: PCDC News, Technical Assistance
The American Rescue Plan has made unparalleled funding available for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and FQHC Look-Alikes (LALs). Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) and Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. (AHP) recently hosted a webinar to support FQHCs/LALs on how these new funding sources can be leveraged to set providers up for longstanding impact. The …

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PCDC Supports Legislation to Strengthen Primary Care in New York

Categories: Policy, Press Release
Primary care is undervalued and underfunded, despite evidence that it improves health outcomes and reduces costs. The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) applauds the introduction of A.7230/S.6534. Introduced by Senator Gustavo Rivera, Chair of the Senate Health Committee [pictured right], and Assembly Member Richard Gottfried, Chair of the Assembly Health Committee [pictured left], the legislation …

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New York Senate Advances Bill to Expand Eligible Uses for the Community Health Care Revolving Capital Fund

Categories: Investment, PCDC News, Policy
The New York State Senate recently took action on a bill sponsored by Senate Health Committee Chair Gustavo Rivera and Assembly Health Committee Chair Richard Gottfried to increase flexibility and expand eligible uses of the New York State Community Health Care Revolving Capital Fund, which is administered by PCDC. The Senate Health Committee passed the …

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