Primary Care in COVID-19 Relief, Response, Resiliency Webinar Series

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Flatten the CurveJoin Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) for a free, three-part webinar series to discuss COVID-19’s impact on the primary care sector and what primary care’s role should be in COVID-19 relief, response, and resiliency. PCDC and special guests will share insights and lead conversations on current challenges in primary care delivery and what primary care needs to sustain essential services going forward and reopen even stronger.

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COVID-19 and Beyond: Fundamental Issues

Impacting Primary Care

Thursday, May 28, 2020
1:00 – 2:00 PM ET

Melinda K. Abrams, M.S. – @MelindaAbrams
Senior Vice President, Delivery System Reform and International Innovations, The Commonwealth Fund
Gloria Wilder, M.D., M.P.H. – @Centene
Vice President, Innovation and Health Transformation, Centene
Louise Cohen, MPH – @LouiseCohen
CEO, Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC)

PCDC and guests will discuss the core issues that continue to affect primary care’s ability to play its fundamental role in providing the first contact, coordinated, comprehensive, and continuous care critical to improving the health of communities in the COVID-19 pandemic response and beyond. The conversation will suggest strategies to expand and enhance primary care infrastructure, care delivery, and overall population health management to strengthen the future of primary care.


What Primary Care Needs to
Strengthen COVID-19 Response

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Dave A. Chokshi, MD, MSc, FACP – @DaveChokshi
Chief Population Health Officer, New York City Health + Hospitals
Farzad Mostashari, MD – @Farzad_MD
Co-Founder and CEO, Aledade
Louise Cohen, MPH – @LouiseCohen
CEO, Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC)

PCDC and guests discuss strategies and best practices for primary care’s response to COVID-19. The conversation highlights primary care’s current challenges for in-person and telehealth visits, unique ability to manage patient care, and what providers need right now in order to make an impact in the fight against COVID-19.


The “New Normal”: How Primary Care Can
Reboot and Reopen

Thursday, May 21, 2020
1:00 – 2:00 PM ET
Recording Forthcoming

Jennifer DeVoe, MD, DPhil, MCR, FAAFP – @OHSUFamilyMed
Professor and Department Chair, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Department of Family Medicine
Louise McCarthy, MPP – @CCALAC
President & CEO, Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC)
Louise Cohen, MPH – @LouiseCohen
CEO, Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC)

PCDC and guests will discuss strategies to reboot and reopen the primary care system, address deferred care, prepare for a second wave, and more. The conversation will focus on clinical, infrastructure, and policy changes that must be made to arm providers with the needed tools to address the pandemic, provide preventive and chronic care, and ensure health equity.

PCDC’s COVID-19 Resources

Through advocacy, investment, and quality transformation, PCDC is committed to helping create the system we need. Learn more about PCDC’s financing options, training and technical assistance services, and tips for implementing telehealth.