Announcing School-Based Medical Home (SBMH) Recognition Program

Categories: Other, PCDC News
The first and only nationwide recognition program for school-based health centers — a concept developed in part by the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) — has been approved by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The School-Based Medical Home (SBMH) recognition program honors excellence in school-based health centers while setting the industry standard for …

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PCDC Completes Financing for CT Health Center at Frontline of Opioid Crisis

Categories: Investment, Other, PCDC News
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has provided $1 million in financing for infrastructure investments at the Connecticut-based Community Health & Wellness Center (CHWC) of Greater Torrington, an area deeply affected by the opioid crisis. By enabling new staff hires, IT upgrades, and other growth measures, the financing helps CHWC improve care integration and track …

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PCDC Hosts ‘Culturally Responsive Health Care for LGBTQ Communities’ Webinar Series

Categories: Capacity Building, Other, PCDC News
PCDC led a free webinar series this month to help health care staff incorporate cultural responsiveness when working with LGBTQ communities. The three-part series is novel for its comprehensive “virtual” approach, with live interactive panel presentations on practical strategies for more inclusive care. The webinars — “Culturally Responsive Health Care for LGBTQ Communities,” “Collecting Sexual Orientation …

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In Conversation with a Pioneer: Dr. Jack Geiger

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Today community health centers serve 27 million patients at 10,000 sites across the country — all based on a concept that Dr. Jack Geiger created in the 1960s in rural Mississippi. At the Founders Reception on November 16, PCDC saluted Dr. Geiger for his pioneering work and lifelong insistence that health care is a basic human …

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