PCDC Leaders Analyze Alma-Ata Progress in JAMA Forum

Categories: PCDC News
“Now is an opportune time to revitalize a commitment to primary care,” write PCDC CEO Louise Cohen, MPH, and Board member Dave A. Chokshi, MD, MSc, in the JAMA Forum, a companion to The Journal of the American Medical Association. The piece coincides with the 40th anniversary of the Alma-Ata Declaration, the first international statement to …

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Challenges Facing HIV Care Organizations: How PCDC is Supporting Practices

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
PCDC’s Sustainable Strategies for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Community Organizations project enhances access to high-quality HIV care and support services, particularly for low-income, underinsured, uninsured, and underserved people living with HIV (PLWH). Earlier this year, the Sustainable Strategies team conducted a comprehensive needs assessment to better understand the challenges facing AIDS Service Organizations (ASOs) …

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PCDC Receives $950,000 Award from the CDFI Fund

Categories: Investment, PCDC News
The Primary Care Development Association (PCDC) has been awarded $950,000 by the Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund. PCDC is among 302 CDFIs nationwide — the largest number of recipients in the CDFI Fund’s history — to receive a total of $202.2 million in grants and loans. The awards, part of the FY …

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PCDC’s First Financing in Washington Brings Needed Dental and Behavioral Care

Categories: Investment, PCDC News
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) today announced the completion of its first financing in Washington State: a $15.2 million project that answers an urgent need for dental and behavioral health care. The financing enables Unity Care Northwest (UCNW), a federally qualified health center serving patients in Whatcom County, to address northwest Washington’s dentist shortage …

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Louise Cohen Named Among ‘Notable Women in Health Care’

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PCDC CEO Louise Cohen has been named among the Notable Women in Health Care by Crain’s New York Business. The inaugural list honors 78 executives, researchers, and clinicians “who have had a profound impact through work in their careers and in their communities,” according to Crain’s. “The Primary Care Development Corp. plays a key role …

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