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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PCDC Comments on Protecting 340B Medi-Cal Savings for California’s Low-Income Communities

Categories: Policy
In a public comment to the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) Stakeholder Advisory Committee Meeting, PCDC stresses the importance of the 340B Drug Discount Program and the ramifications of its elimination on low-income communities. PCDC commended Governor Newsom’s vision to transform the health care system and promote affordable and accessible health care for all, …

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Health ‘Supercenters’ in Rural California Financed by PCDC

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment
A new $31.5 million project will create two new health care “supercenters” in rural California, following financing by the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC). The project enables Community Health Centers of the Central Coast, Inc. (CHC) to build new state-of-the-art facilities in Lompoc and Paso Robles, expanding critical and life-saving primary care to an underserved …

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‘People Want to Come Here’: Tips from a Health Center CEO

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment
Of the four community health centers founded or developed by Luisa Buada, perhaps one is most prominent: Ravenswood Family Health Center in East Palo Alto, CA. As Chief Executive Officer for the last 15 years, Buada has energized every facet of Ravenswood — including its transformation from a collection of modular buildings to a gleaming, …

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PCMH Reflection: Altura Centers for Health

Categories: Capacity Building, Client Spotlight
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) provides consultation and technical assistance that enhances the ability of health care providers to deliver quality primary care. Through these services, PCDC has helped over 450 health centers achieve Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition. One such provider is Altura Centers for Health, which worked closely with PCDC to provide …

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