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.

Bolstering Substance Use Services in Rural New York State

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment
A new $3.3 million project will bring much-needed substance use services to New York State’s rural North Country, following accelerated bridge financing from the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) and the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS). The financing allows St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation Center, Inc. to co-locate three important programs …

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Project Renewal: Serving the Homeless

Categories: Client Spotlight, Technical Assistance
New York City has over 60,000 homeless residents — most of whom are unable to access critical services, including health care. Homeless individuals’ first interaction with the health system is usually in the emergency room, often due to minor conditions that have deteriorated through lack of treatment. PCDC’s partnership with Project Renewal is helping offset …

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Staff Spotlight: Integrating Behavioral Health

Categories: Technical Assistance
The benefits of integrated behavioral health are many — improved health, enhanced patient and provider experience, reduced costs — but implementation can be daunting for primary care providers. Among those best able to assist is Andrew Philip, Ph.D., LP. A clinical health psychologist and PCDC’s new Senior Director of Population Health, Dr. Philip brings extensive national experience …

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Expanding Care Access Across Connecticut

Categories: Investment
On November 20, Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) opened the doors to a state-of-the-art, 22,400-square-foot facility in Stamford, expanding primary care access to Connecticut’s most underserved residents. The Stamford location is the first of three new health care facilities that CHC is opening across the state, all part of a $47 million undertaking made possible …

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PCDC’s First Financing in Washington Brings Needed Dental and Behavioral Care

Categories: Investment, PCDC News
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) today announced the completion of its first financing in Washington State: a $15.2 million project that answers an urgent need for dental and behavioral health care. The financing enables Unity Care Northwest (UCNW), a federally qualified health center serving patients in Whatcom County, to address northwest Washington’s dentist shortage …

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