In New York State’s Rural Areas, Disparities in Primary Care Access: New Findings

Categories: Analytics, PCDC News, Policy
Access to primary care is one of the most frequently cited and urgent health problems facing rural populations. A new PCDC report — the first of its kind — examines this challenge in New York State, identifying key measures of access and specifying policy strategies for improvement. The “Rural Access to Primary Care in New …

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PCDC Receives Upgraded Rating from Aeris

Categories: Investment, PCDC News
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has received from Aeris — the community development financial institution (CDFI) rating and information service — a Four-star impact performance rating with Policy Plus and AA+ financial strength and performance rating. PCDC’s AA+ financial strength and performance rating is an enhancement of its previous AA rating, signifying “very strong …

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PCDC Spotlights Rural Access to Primary Care at NYS Assembly Hearing

Categories: Analytics, PCDC News, Policy
PCDC’s Mary Ford, Director of Evaluation and Analytics, testified before the New York State Assembly today, highlighting new findings about rural access to primary care. “We found that there are far fewer primary care providers per person in New York State’s rural and small-town communities, resulting in lower access for residents,” Ford said of PCDC’s …

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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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Making a 30-Minute Brief Intervention a Reality

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
Can a 30-minute visit make a difference in integrated behavioral health and primary care? Without question, says PCDC’s Andrew Philip, who recently demonstrated how at the National Council for Behavioral Health Conference. [Register for PCDC’s free Primary Care Summit: ‘Closing the Behavioral Health Integration Gap.’] In a live mock interaction, a fictional patient named “Mary” …

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