PCDC Gala Reception: A Celebration in Photos

Categories: Events, PCDC News
PCDC CEO Louise Cohen set the scenario: primary care for everyone, no co-pays, no deductibles, and higher pay (and debt-free education) for providers. “It’s not cutting costs that’ll get us there — it’s reallocation,” Cohen told guests at the PCDC Gala Reception. “That’s the path to a truly high-value health care system.” The forward-looking theme set …

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PCDC Receives $1 Million Award from the CDFI Fund

Categories: Investment, PCDC News
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) was awarded $1,029,000 in highly competitive grant funds this week from the Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). PCDC was among 284 CDFIs nationwide awarded nearly $189 million in Financial Assistance grants, which enable recipients to increase access to capital in low-income and economically distressed communities. …

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Gala Honoree Spotlight: Q&A with Dean Germano

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Tucked between mountains on three sides, California’s Shasta County boasts 3,000 square miles of immense natural beauty. The rural setting also brings innate challenges, with nearly one in five residents living below the federal poverty line. A lifeline for the community is Shasta Community Health Center, a nonprofit primary care system and Federally Qualified Health Center …

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Gala Honoree Spotlight: Q&A with Ruth Salzman

Categories: PCDC News
Few figures are as central to PCDC’s story as Ruth Salzman. An established expert in providing capital to mission-oriented organizations, she was among a core group to gather in New York City Mayor David Dinkins’ office in 1993, when the concept of PCDC was first introduced to the lending community. At issue was inequity in …

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PCDC and Board Member Christopher Koller Receive Barbara Starfield Awards

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PCDC was recently named a 2019 recipient of the Advanced Primary Care Practice Award, bestowed by the Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) in Washington, D.C. The award recognizes PCDC’s “exemplary capacity building and capital investment services to primary care providers, particularly those serving the safety net,” according to the official announcement. Also honored was Christopher Koller, …

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