VIDEO: Primary Care Summit Highlights

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Louise Cohen - Notable women in health care
In February 2018, PCDC hosted its Primary Care Summit on the topic of “Primary Care: What Really Matters in Health Care Reform.” Featured were Elisabeth Rosenthal, MD, editor-in-chief of the nonprofit Kaiser Health News and author of An American Sickness; Mitchell Katz, MD, president and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals; and Louise Cohen, Chief Executive Officer …

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PCDC Closes 25th Anniversary by Looking Ahead

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PCDC celebrated its Founders Reception in November, a rousing close to the organization’s 25th anniversary. The event concluded a year of milestones — including leveraging a total $1 billion to expand and enhance primary care nationwide. “We’re dedicated to working alongside you and so many others to achieve our common goal of a better future …

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A Blueprint for Equity: Q&A with PCDC Founders

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Primary Care Prioneers
As with many storied partnerships, a crisis brought together Ronda Kotelchuck and David R. Jones. Each was already renowned: Kotelchuck, for her civil rights work and primary care advocacy; Jones, for tackling urban poverty as President and CEO of the Community Service Society (CSS) of New York. Then came CSS’ urgent 1990 report about New York City’s …

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PCDC Announces $1B Milestone in Expanding Primary Care

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No anniversary is complete without a big surprise — but not typically this big. On June 4, PCDC capped its 25th Anniversary Gala by announcing a milestone threshold: a total of $1 billion in investments to expand primary care. “The number is important only for what it means,” said PCDC CEO Louise Cohen. “And that’s …

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Gala Honoree Spotlight: Kenneth A. Burdick

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A forthright belief guides Kenneth A. Burdick: Everyone deserves a healthy life. It is the defining theme of his nearly four decades in health care, including today at WellCare Health Plans. As CEO, Burdick leads a mission to provide quality, government-sponsored care solutions for 4.4 million members nationwide, namely families, children, seniors, and those with complex medical …

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