Staff Spotlight: From Louisiana to New York City

Categories: Investment, PCDC News
Johvanna Sampson, Senior Loan Officer, joined PCDC’s Capital Investment team in 2016. Originally from Louisiana, Sampson recognized the untapped potential and need for health care expansion in her home state. Since then, Sampson has been the driving force behind PCDC’s impact in Louisiana by establishing relationships across the state, including with the Louisiana Primary Care …

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Amidst Lingering Health Crises, Western New York Provider Strengthened Through Financing

Categories: Investment, Press Release
A primary care provider in Western New York — where rates of HIV, substance use, and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) outpace state averages — is undergoing dramatic enhancements, aided by $7 million in financing by the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC). Buffalo-based Evergreen Health will not only broaden its primary care services for the underserved, …

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What’s the State of Primary Care in New York: Q&A with Mary Ford

Categories: Analytics
This week, the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) released What’s the State of Primary Care in New York, a report showing close associations between New Yorkers’ health status and their access to primary care. Funded by a New York State Legislature grant, the new study features primary care profiles for every county and assesses primary …

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Lack of Access to Primary Care Linked to Poor Health Status in New York State

Categories: Analytics, PCDC News
New Yorkers’ health status is closely associated with access to primary care, according to new findings from the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC). Funded by a New York State Legislature grant, The New York State Primary Care Profile analyzes proprietary and publicly available data to assess primary care access county-by-county. PCDC identified significant correlations — …

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PCDC Advocates for Primary Care Before New York State Legislature

Categories: PCDC News, Policy
On February 12, PCDC CEO Louise Cohen provided testimony at the New York state legislature’s joint budget hearing about the need for primary care. Below is the full testimony from the public hearing. “With overwhelming evidence of its positive impact on improving health care quality and outcomes while lowering health care costs, primary care is …

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