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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Novogradac Journal: How PCDC is Helping Make a ‘Big Difference in Big Easy’

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment, PCDC News
In a new Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits cover story, PCDC leaders comment on how New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) fueled financing for CrescentCare, a New Orleans-based community health center and longtime PCDC client. PCDC completed financing last summer to construct CrescentCare’s new 65,000-square-foot medical campus, bringing much-needed primary care and prevention services to a community …

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Six Years After Hurricane Sandy, PCDC Financing Helps Revitalize Health Center

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment, PCDC News
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has completed $22.5 million in financing to transform a health center in an underserved New York City neighborhood affected by Hurricane Sandy. Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Building America CDE partnered with PCDC on the project, which will bring new space, services, and jobs to an area disproportionately affected …

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In Conversation with a Pioneer: Dr. Jack Geiger

Categories: Other, PCDC News
Today community health centers serve 27 million patients at 10,000 sites across the country — all based on a concept that Dr. Jack Geiger created in the 1960s in rural Mississippi. At the Founders Reception on November 16, PCDC saluted Dr. Geiger for his pioneering work and lifelong insistence that health care is a basic human …

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‘The Fiscal Cliff is Making Us Sick’: Louise Cohen in The Hill

Categories: PCDC News, Policy
In a new op-ed for The Hill, PCDC CEO Louise Cohen describes how the “fiscal cliff” harms the 27 million Americans who rely on federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) for care. Consequences range from an economic backslide to increased illness among the most vulnerable populations, according to Cohen. She asserts that Congress can still avert …

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