New Findings: Historic Redlining Drives Health Disparities for New Yorkers

Categories: Analytics, PCDC News
Deliberate disinvestment practices in New York City (NYC) have contributed to persistent disparities in health and socioeconomic status across the city. The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has released new findings that examine the lasting effects of redlining in NYC. In 1938, the Homeowner’s Loan Corporation created so called “residential security maps” to guide entities …

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Providers Highlight Need to Increase Support for Primary Care – During COVID and Beyond

Categories: Events, PCDC News, Policy
“Investment in the people and services that keep our communities healthy is critical,” said Dr. Navarra Rodriguez, Chief Medical Officer at Advantage Care Physicians on a recent panel discussion hosted by PCDC as a special briefing for New York State lawmakers. Moderated by PCDC CEO, Louise Cohen, the briefing featured a conversation between three primary …

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PCDC Awarded $1.1 Million to Support Health Providers Serving Low-Income Communities Through the COVID-19 Crisis and Recovery

Categories: Investment, PCDC News, Press Release
Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) announced it has received a $1,137,500 award from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). The award was made through the Fiscal Year 2020 round of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and the Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program), in …

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PCDC and CHCANYS Launch COVID-19 Community Health Care Resiliency Fund to Support New York State Health Centers

Categories: Investment, PCDC News, Press Release, Technical Assistance
$10 Million Fund Will Provide Financing and Technical Assistance to Support Restoration and Enhancement of Community Health Services Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) and Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS) have announced the COVID-19 Community Health Care Resiliency Fund to help community health centers restore, sustain, and enhance operations. The $10 million …

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In Memoriam: Claire Shulman, Former PCDC Board Member

Categories: PCDC News
Claire Shulman was a fierce advocate for primary care and served 7 years as an early board member of the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC). With a health care background as a registered nurse, she was the Queens Borough President for 16 years and passed away earlier this month. Remembrance by PCDC Founding CEO Ronda …

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