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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In Memoriam: Claire Shulman, Former PCDC Board Member

Categories: PCDC News
Claire Shulman was a fierce advocate for primary care and served 7 years as an early board member of the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC). With a health care background as a registered nurse, she was the Queens Borough President for 16 years and passed away earlier this month. Remembrance by PCDC Founding CEO Ronda …

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PCDC Congratulates Dr. Dave A. Chokshi on NYC Health Commissioner Appointment

Categories: PCDC News
Dr. Dave A. Chokshi, a member of the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC)’s board of directors, has been appointed by NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio as Commissioner of New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. “Dave has been an unrelenting champion of primary care, public health, and equity for his entire career,” said …

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PCDC Report: Many NYC Areas Most Affected by COVID-19 Have Low Primary Care Access

Categories: Analytics, PCDC News, Press Release
NEW YORK, NY – People in lower-income and communities of color in New York City will have a tougher road back to health after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, according to a new report issued by the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC). Points on Care: The Intersection of COVID-19 and Chronic Disease in New York City compares …

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