‘Creating the System We Know We Need’: Primary Care Summit Recap

Categories: Events, PCDC News, Policy
“COVID-19 has strained our health care resources,” PCDC CEO Louise Cohen [below] said at the Primary Care Summit. “It’s stretched our provider community and shined a bright light on the U.S. health care system — both its strengths and weaknesses.” Cohen’s comments framed a larger discussion on health care spending, an issue brought into stark …

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PCDC Gala Reception: A Celebration in Photos

Categories: Events, PCDC News
PCDC CEO Louise Cohen set the scenario: primary care for everyone, no co-pays, no deductibles, and higher pay (and debt-free education) for providers. “It’s not cutting costs that’ll get us there — it’s reallocation,” Cohen told guests at the PCDC Gala Reception. “That’s the path to a truly high-value health care system.” The forward-looking theme set …

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PCDC in Action: Essentials of Care Management

Categories: Capacity Building, Events
Last month, the Primary Care Development Corporation’s (PCDC) Performance Improvement team held its inaugural session of the National Training Institute, which features curricula that PCDC experts have refined and taught to thousands. Register today for upcoming courses in October and November.   What it is: The Essentials of Care Management course is a two-day deep dive into …

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VIDEO: Primary Care Summit Highlights

Categories: Events, PCDC News
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

Categories: Events, PCDC News
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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