Transforming Care Delivery in New York’s Poorest County

Categories: Technical Assistance
A group of more than 230 Bronx organizations known as the Bronx Partners for Healthy Communities (BPHC) has taken collective action on their community’s health — and PCDC has been a driving factor in their success. Led by St. Barnabas Hospital as part of New York State’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program, BPHC …

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Creating a Primary Care Road Map for DSRIP

Categories: Policy

More than 20 years ago, around the time that the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) started out, Barbara Starfield, a pediatrician and primary care advocate, defined primary care as first-contact, long-term, person-focused (not disease focused), comprehensive, and coordinated care. Even then, U.S. and international public health evidence was clear: countries with strong primary care had …

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DSRIP PPS Primary Care Plans to be Implemented

Categories: Policy, Technical Assistance

PCDC’s “Principles of Primary Care” Inform State Action Primary care is essential to achieving success in New York State’s $7.4 billion Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment program (DSRIP), and so is measuring primary care investment and progress through DSRIP.   The NYS Department of Health (NYSDOH) now requires all DSRIP participating provider systems (PPS’s) to …

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