Stellar Health & PCDC Partnership: Q&A on Supporting Providers in Their Shift Towards Value

Categories: PCDC News, Press Release, Technical Assistance
Stellar Health (“Stellar”) and the Primary Care Development Corporation (“PCDC”) today announced a partnership designed to help primary care providers thrive in the current value-based care world. Stellar, a value-based healthcare technology company, empowers practicing physicians and their care teams through a point-of-care platform that provides real-time actionable insights and meaningful financial incentives to drive …

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Hard to Catch Up: Don’t Forget Quality Improvement and Reporting Requirements throughout COVID-19

Categories: Technical Assistance
With the COVID-19 pandemic in its ninth month in New York City, primary care practices have needed to become masters of everything. They are concurrently responsible for regulatory reporting to Medicare, Medicaid, and health plans, developing COVID-19 testing protocols, planning for potential vaccination distribution, delivering telehealth services, restarting in-person services, and managing new remote workforces. The challenges continue to grow, …

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PCDC Clinical and Quality Partners: A New Identity for Changing Times

Categories: PCDC News, Technical Assistance
This week, Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) announced the Clinical and Quality Partners, a new identity for what was previously known as PCDC’s Performance Improvement team. The new name goes beyond semantics, says Isaac Kastenbaum [pictured], the team’s Vice President, who joined PCDC earlier this year. In a recent conversation, Kastenbaum talked about the importance of his …

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5 Reasons Why Small Practices are Perfectly Positioned to Address Trauma

Categories: Technical Assistance
Small primary care practices are fundamental in providing medical and behavioral health services in California. They are often the sole providers in low-income areas where many are uninsured and underinsured. With limited resources, small practices are benefitting from creative and meaningful solutions to implementing new programs and screenings. To support small practices in screening for …

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Helping Small Practices Address Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Categories: Technical Assistance
Small practices are often the sole providers of care in high-poverty areas, serving uninsured, underinsured, ‘safety-net,’ and low- and moderate-income patients who are covered by government-sponsored health insurance. However, they face unique challenges in implementing new programs and screenings due to limited resources. Earlier this year, Primary Care Development Corporation received a California state grant …

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