‘People Want to Come Here’: Tips from a Health Center CEO

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment
Of the four community health centers founded or developed by Luisa Buada, perhaps one is most prominent: Ravenswood Family Health Center in East Palo Alto, CA. As Chief Executive Officer for the last 15 years, Buada has energized every facet of Ravenswood — including its transformation from a collection of modular buildings to a gleaming, …

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PCMH Reflection: Altura Centers for Health

Categories: Capacity Building, Client Spotlight
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) provides consultation and technical assistance that enhances the ability of health care providers to deliver quality primary care. Through these services, PCDC has helped over 450 health centers achieve Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition. One such provider is Altura Centers for Health, which worked closely with PCDC to provide …

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PCDC-Financed Integrated Health Center Opening in Brooklyn

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment
Next year, the Institute for Community Living (ICL) will open the doors to its new integrated health center in East New York — just over two years after PCDC helped finance the project. The center boasts 44,600 square feet of space and will be able to serve 9,700 patients, a 250 percent increase from ICL’s …

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Client Update: On the Front Lines of the Opioid Epidemic

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment, PCDC News
Last December, PCDC completed $1 million in financing for infrastructure investments at the Community Health & Wellness Center (CHWC) of Greater Torrington, an area of Connecticut deeply affected by the opioid crisis. The initiative was the latest to spring from a partnership that began in 2013, when CHWC became PCDC’s first financing project outside of …

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Novogradac Journal: How PCDC is Helping Make a ‘Big Difference in Big Easy’

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment, PCDC News
In a new Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits cover story, PCDC leaders comment on how New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) fueled financing for CrescentCare, a New Orleans-based community health center and longtime PCDC client. PCDC completed financing last summer to construct CrescentCare’s new 65,000-square-foot medical campus, bringing much-needed primary care and prevention services to a community …

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