New Findings: Historic Redlining Drives Health Disparities for New Yorkers

Categories: Analytics, PCDC News
Deliberate disinvestment practices in New York City (NYC) have contributed to persistent disparities in health and socioeconomic status across the city. The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has released new findings that examine the lasting effects of redlining in NYC. In 1938, the Homeowner’s Loan Corporation created so called “residential security maps” to guide entities …

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PCDC Urges HHS to Address Systemic Racism in 1115 Medicaid Waivers

Categories: Policy
PCDC recently joined nearly 300 organizations urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to address systemic racism in the health system by taking action within the Medicaid program. In a letter to Secretary Alex Azar, the organizations highlighted the health disparities experienced by Black women and asked that the Secretary take immediate steps …

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PCDC Closes 25th Anniversary by Looking Ahead

Categories: Events, PCDC News
PCDC celebrated its Founders Reception in November, a rousing close to the organization’s 25th anniversary. The event concluded a year of milestones — including leveraging a total $1 billion to expand and enhance primary care nationwide. “We’re dedicated to working alongside you and so many others to achieve our common goal of a better future …

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PCDC Founding Board Member Highlights Need for Primary Care to Keep Communities Healthy

Categories: PCDC News
Access to primary care is key to preserving the health and wellbeing of communities of color, according to PCDC founding board member David R. Jones, Esq. in a recent article published in Amsterdam News. The piece highlighted how the mission PCDC was founded to fulfill 25 years ago is still of great importance today: to …

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