PCDC in Action: Essentials of Care Management

Categories: Capacity Building, Events
Last month, the Primary Care Development Corporation’s (PCDC) Performance Improvement team held its inaugural session of the National Training Institute, which features curricula that PCDC experts have refined and taught to thousands. Register today for upcoming courses in October and November.   What it is: The Essentials of Care Management course is a two-day deep dive into …

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Staff Spotlight: Serving Diverse Populations

Categories: Capacity Building
PCDC’s Performance Improvement team provides Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) consulting services for primary care practices across the country. To date, the team has assisted more than 475 practices to achieve PCMH recognition — a 100 percent success rate. Among the experts behind this work is Nicki Andrews, MPH, a Project Manager who joined PCDC in …

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Making a 30-Minute Brief Intervention a Reality

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
Can a 30-minute visit make a difference in integrated behavioral health and primary care? Without question, says PCDC’s Andrew Philip, who recently demonstrated how at the National Council for Behavioral Health Conference. [Register for PCDC’s free Primary Care Summit: ‘Closing the Behavioral Health Integration Gap.’] In a live mock interaction, a fictional patient named “Mary” …

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Staff Spotlight: Building Relationships for Innovation

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
PCDC’s Performance Improvement Practice has made measurable strides in helping improve health outcomes for patients and communities nationwide. Driving the team’s continued growth will be Adam Carson, Deputy Managing Director and PCDC’s newest staff member. Carson brings far-reaching expertise in health care and community development financial institutions (CDFIs). Most recently, he was Director of Strategic …

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PCDC in Action: Motivational Interviewing

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
Funded by the CDC, PCDC’s HIP in Health Care team works throughout the country, helping expand and improve the delivery of HIV prevention services within clinical settings. Earlier this month, the team traveled to Tallahassee, FL, to train direct service providers of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). The ultimate goal: to increase PrEP use and adherence by …

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