PCDC's Impact: Opioids

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Among those on the frontlines of the opioid crisis are primary care practices and providers. To meet their needs, PCDC has financed multiple projects — from infrastructure investments to behavioral health integration — in rural and urban communities alike. Through financing and capacity building programs, our objective is to help make effective treatment widely accessible in primary care settings. These initiatives make an extraordinary impact in tackling an epidemic.

Furthering Primary Care, Opioid Treatment, and Medical Education in Pennsylvania

Categories: Investment
A community in northeast Pennsylvania hard-hit by the opioid crisis will soon see expanded primary care access and medical education, thanks to financing from the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC). The Wright Center for Community Health and its affiliated entity, The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education, will expand to a new 41,900-square-foot facility in …

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Addressing Substance Use: PCDC Offers Hands-On Training 10/15

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
On October 15, the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) will offer an experiential, small group training on Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) — a course in PCDC’s National Training Institute. Staff from health centers and clinics will gather to learn about SBIRT, its impact on patient health, and how to implement its …

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Q&A: Assisting PCDC’s Behavioral Health Integration Work

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
This summer, PCDC’s Performance Improvement team welcomed Laura Heath, MD, MA, MRCP, who had sought and received a New York Academy of Medicine fellowship — specifically to take part in PCDC’s behavioral health integration work. A native of the United Kingdom, Dr. Heath studied at Oxford University, completed her MPH at Harvard University, and is …

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Increasing Behavioral Health Care to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

Categories: Investment
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has closed financing that will advance integrated behavioral health in northwest Washington State, a region deeply affected by the opioid crisis. PCDC’s $1.5 million pre-development financing is fundamental to a large project that will transform Compass Health’s Everett location — a $120 million project with backing from the city …

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Increasing HIV/AIDS Care in South Florida

Categories: Investment
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) completed financing on its first capital investment project in Florida, which will bring integrated primary care, behavioral health, and a variety of supportive services to Miami, especially for people and families affected by HIV/AIDS. PCDC’s $6 million in debt financing and $10 million in New Markets Tax Credit allocation …

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