PCDC Mourns the Passing of Donald Ashkenase

Categories: PCDC News
On Monday, primary care lost a great champion. Donald Ashkenase was well known to many in New York as a hospital finance expert with a long and storied career at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, NYC Health + Hospitals, and Montefiore Medical Center. But here at the Primary Care Development Corporation, we knew Don as …

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Behavioral Health Integration: Q&A with PCDC’s Andrew Philip

Categories: Analytics, PCDC News
Primary Care Development Corporation’s (PCDC) recently released Points on Care issue indicates that integrating behavioral health and primary care improves overall health outcomes, particularly for those with comorbid physical and behavioral health conditions. The data reviewed in the report revealed integrating care can address health disparities as well as reduce the cost of care. In …

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Stellar Health & PCDC Partnership: Q&A on Supporting Providers in Their Shift Towards Value

Categories: PCDC News, Press Release, Technical Assistance
Stellar Health (“Stellar”) and the Primary Care Development Corporation (“PCDC”) today announced a partnership designed to help primary care providers thrive in the current value-based care world. Stellar, a value-based healthcare technology company, empowers practicing physicians and their care teams through a point-of-care platform that provides real-time actionable insights and meaningful financial incentives to drive …

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PCDC’s Top 10: Most-Read News of 2020

Categories: PCDC News
Last year, PCDC published dozens of news stories and hundreds of social media posts about our community investment, training and technical assistance, and advocacy work. Following are the most-read news items of 2020 — with the need for policymakers to address COVID-19 disparities taking the top spot:   10. HRSA Loan Guarantee Program: Unlocking Financing …

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PCDC Receives $10 Million Impact Investment to Help Close Primary Health Care Deficit in Underserved Communities

Categories: Investment, PCDC News, Press Release
Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) announced receiving a $10 million donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, a catalytic investment to strengthen primary care and build health equity. “Primary care is underfunded and unavailable to many. This lack of access and investment in primary care and prevention has left many communities especially vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic,” …

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