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 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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What’s the State of Primary Care in New York: Q&A with Mary Ford

Categories: Analytics
This week, the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) released What’s the State of Primary Care in New York, a report showing close associations between New Yorkers’ health status and their access to primary care. Funded by a New York State Legislature grant, the new study features primary care profiles for every county and assesses primary …

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Lack of Access to Primary Care Linked to Poor Health Status in New York State

Categories: Analytics, PCDC News
New Yorkers’ health status is closely associated with access to primary care, according to new findings from the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC). Funded by a New York State Legislature grant, The New York State Primary Care Profile analyzes proprietary and publicly available data to assess primary care access county-by-county. PCDC identified significant correlations — …

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