6 Questions: PrEP and Primary Care

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
A pillar of the Primary Care Development Corporation’s (PCDC) work is capacity building — transforming primary care delivery through expert consulting, training, and coaching, as well as expanding primary care services to help prevent diseases. A key player in this work is Brandon A. Harrison, a Project Manager and Trainer on PCDC’s High Impact Prevention …

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PCDC Awarded $900K to Help Improve Health Outcomes for People Living with HIV/AIDS

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
With important ramifications for people living with HIV (PLWH), the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has received $900K through a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) cooperative agreement to help build new business models for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program community organizations. The three-year “Sustainable Strategies for RWHAP Community Organizations” program will connect AIDS service organizations …

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Keep a Watchful Eye on 340B Drug Discount Program

Categories: Policy
On July 13, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that would drastically cut the 340B drug discount program for hospitals serving Medicare patients. While the proposed CMS rule would not affect community health centers or other 340B-covered entities and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grantees, the Primary Care …

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Q&A: How Primary Care Can Stop HIV – and How Health Centers Can Receive Free Assistance

Categories: Capacity Building
Integrating HIV screening into primary care has never been more critical. Advances in HIV diagnosis, treatment, and prevention promise to dramatically alter the course of HIV for individuals and communities — with HIV testing the gateway to these services. “For the first time since the onset of the epidemic, we can see an end to …

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For World AIDS Day, Think Patient-Centered

Categories: Capacity Building
Every year on World AIDS Day, we look at the advancements made in the fight against HIV/AIDS and ask the question: “what more can be done?” The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) is committed to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy’s (NHAS) goal to “make the United States a place where new HIV infections are rare, and …

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