Announcing the High Impact Prevention Warmline

Categories: Capacity Building
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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Isaac Kastenbaum Appointed Managing Director of Performance Improvement

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
PCDC recently announced the appointment of Isaac Kastenbaum as Managing Director of its Performance Improvement practice, following a highly competitive national search. Kastenbaum will lead the strategic direction, growth, and strengthening of the organization’s capacity building and training efforts. He will also oversee its growing team of experts in practice transformation, care coordination, Patient-Centered Medical …

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PCDC Issues Recommendations on ‘Closing the Behavioral Health Integration Gap’

Categories: Capacity Building, Policy
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has identified five recommendations for integrating primary care into behavioral health in New York State, as part of a case study for providers, policymakers, and other stakeholders. Funded in part by the New York State Health Foundation, “Closing the Behavioral Health Integration Gap” proposes simplifying integrated facility requirements, establishing …

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World AIDS Day: The Power of Community

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
On December 1, PCDC observed the 31st annual World AIDS Day. This year’s theme — “Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Community by Community” — highlights the importance of community partnerships in halting HIV/AIDS. Despite strides since 1988, including the advent of PrEP and PEP, disparities in access to care, treatment, and prevention remain urgent challenges. HIV …

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A Creative Twist in Team-Based Care Training

Categories: Capacity Building
PCDC’s team-based care training can take an unexpected turn, as internal medicine residents recently discovered at BronxCare Health System. To instill principles of team-based care and collaboration, participants were given an assortment of common household items — and instructed to build the tallest tower possible in 10 minutes. Participants completing a team-based care exercise designed by …

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