PCDC and CHCANYS Launch COVID-19 Community Health Care Resiliency Fund to Support New York State Health Centers

Categories: Investment, PCDC News, Press Release, Technical Assistance
$10 Million Fund Will Provide Financing and Technical Assistance to Support Restoration and Enhancement of Community Health Services Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) and Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS) have announced the COVID-19 Community Health Care Resiliency Fund to help community health centers restore, sustain, and enhance operations. The $10 million …

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How to Talk to Patients About COVID-19

Categories: Technical Assistance
Many people are worried about how COVID-19 will impact their lives and their health. It is an anxious time for us all. However, by providing your patients with accurate information and support, they will be better prepared to take care of themselves during this pandemic. Following are simple steps to guide your conversations with patients …

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PCDC Marks 800th Patient-Centered Medical Home

Categories: Technical Assistance
Deborah Johnson Ingram
Through PCDC’s assistance, 800 primary care practice sites have achieved National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition — 77 percent of them just in the last 18 months.  The Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model improves care by transforming how primary care is organized and delivered. Through a team-based approach, PCMH ensures that patients receive appropriate care when they need it, with emphasis on respect, dignity, …

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5 Ways Health Care Staff Can Manage Stress During the Pandemic

Categories: PCDC News, Technical Assistance
“It seems like everyone’s calling us ‘superheroes.’”   A health provider made the comment this week during a PCDC virtual open forum. It speaks to a common sentiment — that providers’ courage and abilities transcend “human” amid the COVID-19 pandemic.     While well-intentioned, the accolades gloss over the very real stress experienced by health care professionals, from …

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Announcing the High Impact Prevention Warmline

Categories: Technical Assistance
PCDC’s High Impact Prevention (HIP) in Health Care program provides free training and technical assistance to HIV treatment and prevention organizations. Service offerings include best practices in HIV testing, culturally competent care delivery, sexual orientation and gender-identity data collection, and much more. HIP Program Director Henrietta Croswell (left) recently spoke with PCDC about an exciting …

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