PCDC: Prioritizing Health Coverage and Health Care for Incoming Biden-Harris Administration

Categories: PCDC News, Policy, Press Release
PCDC recently signed on to a letter led by Families USA addressed to the Biden-Harris Transition Team urging the incoming administration to prioritize health and health care immediately upon taking office and outlining key priorities. Over 320 diverse organizations joined PCDC in signing on, representing all 50 states and Washington, D.C. The letter outlined four …

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PCDC Clinical and Quality Partners: A New Identity for Changing Times

Categories: PCDC News, Technical Assistance
This week, Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) announced the Clinical and Quality Partners, a new identity for what was previously known as PCDC’s Performance Improvement team. The new name goes beyond semantics, says Isaac Kastenbaum [pictured], the team’s Vice President, who joined PCDC earlier this year. In a recent conversation, Kastenbaum talked about the importance of his …

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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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