Primary Care Summit

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Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019
3:30-6:30 p.m.
The Rooftop at Manny Cantor Center
197 East Broadway, New York, NY

Join PCDC for a rousing discussion on the importance of integrating and co-locating behavioral health and primary care services. Topics covered will include barriers to integration, strategies for successful co-location, and improved health outcomes for patients.

Speakers include:

Louise Cohen, MPH — Chief Executive Officer, Primary Care Development Corporation

David Woodlock — President and CEO, Institute for Community Living

Robert Hayes — President and CEO, Community Healthcare Network

Andrew Philip, PhD, LP — Senior Director, Population Health, Primary Care Development Corporation

Additional speakers to be announced


Louise Cohen, MPH is the chief executive officer of the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC). Prior to assuming leadership of PCDC in 2015, she was Vice President for Public Health Programs at Public Health Solutions in New York City, where she oversaw a variety of programs to improve community health through food access and nutrition, women’s reproductive health, tobacco control, and child development. Cohen held successive leadership positions at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) from 1998-2011, including as Deputy Commissioner of the Division of Health Care Access and Improvement. Among her accomplishments at DOHMH, Ms. Cohen led the development and execution of Take Care New York, New York City’s first comprehensive health policy agenda. Before her tenure at DOHMH, Ms. Cohen was Director of the Park Slope Family Health Center (now part of the NYU Lutheran Family Health Centers network).
David Woodlock is an experienced leader with a number of hard-won accomplishments. He brings to ICL his exceptional government and private sector management experience. Most recently, he served as CEO of Four Winds Hospital, a private psychiatric system in upstate New York, where he replaced the facility’s founder. He also led a major collaborative primary care initiative, an area where ICL is also a NYS leader. At a time when ICL and other not-for-profit community organizations confront unprecedented changes in the way services will be organized and funded, Mr. Woodlock brings to the organization his decades-long experience working in New York State government, including his four years as a Deputy Commissioner of the NYS Office of Mental Health where he was responsible for the children and families system of care. During his tenure, he was successful in securing the largest annual appropriation for children’s mental health services in the state’s history. Mr. Woodlock received both his Bachelor of Arts in Humanities and a Masters of Science in Special Education from Syracuse University. He was an Associate in Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, as well as a Member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Robert M. Hayes has served as President and CEO of Community Healthcare Network (CHN) since 2015. Mr. Hayes has deep experience in leading mission-driven organizations that advocate for and deliver, both locally and nationally, direct services to people in need. Mr. Hayes founded and led the National and New York Coalitions for the Homeless, winning the nation’s first Right to Shelter court ruling and battling to remedy many of the upstream causes of homelessness.
More recently, Mr. Hayes served as President of the Medicare Rights Center. He also oversaw consumer protection for more than two million Americans with Medicare as the Senior Vice President for Health Quality at Universal American Corp. Mr. Hayes has also practiced law with firms in New York and Maine.
Mr. Hayes has an unwavering commitment to social justice and issues of equity. He is a MacArthur Foundation Fellow and has been awarded honorary degrees by 11 colleges and universities. Mr. Hayes is a graduate of Georgetown University and the New York University School of Law.
Andrew C. Philip, PhD is a clinical health psychologist and Senior Director of Population Health at the Primary Care Development Corporation. At PCDC, Dr. Philip leads a robust team of subject matter experts and implementation specialists in the fields of clinical and population-based prevention and treatment. Dr. Philip is the immediate past Deputy Director of the SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions at the National Council for Behavioral Health. He has a clinical background as a psychologist in primary care and has assisted with large-scale training and integration efforts in the largest health care systems in the country. His experience includes integrating behavioral change principles within numerous medical settings and emphasizing improved care for diverse groups, such as LGBTQ and veteran populations. Dr. Philip assists in driving initiatives aimed at improving patient care and promoting health innovation, as well as speaking nationally and conducting integrated care research.

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Read a write up on the lively discussion at PCDC’s 2018 Primary Care Summit, or watch video highlights from the event.