PCDC Advocates for Primary Care at NYC Council

Categories: Policy
TESTIMONY New York City Council Health Committee Budget and Oversight Hearing on Fiscal Year 2020 Preliminary Budget March 18, 2019 Thank you for the opportunity to share our recommendations with the committee today. Founded in 1993 by Mayor David Dinkins and a visionary group of health and civic leaders, the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) …

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PCDC Director Patrick Kwan Appointed to New York State Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Advisory Board

Categories: PCDC News, Policy
Patrick Kwan, Senior Director of Advocacy and Communications for the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC), has been appointed by New York State Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie to the state’s Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Advisory Board. As a new board member and public officer, Kwan will help advise New York State Health Commissioner Dr. …

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PCDC Advocates for Primary Care at New York State FY2020 Budget Hearing

Categories: Policy
On February 5, 2019, PCDC CEO Louise Cohen [pictured] gave testimony before the New York state legislature’s joint legislative budget hearing on health/Medicaid. She highlighted the importance of primary care, its impact on health outcomes for New York State residents, and PCDC’s work across the state. “While there is a great deal of activity involving primary …

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Bolstering Substance Use Services in Rural New York State

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment
A new $3.3 million project will bring much-needed substance use services to New York State’s rural North Country, following accelerated bridge financing from the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) and the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS). The financing allows St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation Center, Inc. to co-locate three important programs …

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Callen-Lorde Expands LGBTQ-Oriented Care in Brooklyn Through PCDC Financing

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment, PCDC News
A new $18.2 million project will expand Callen-Lorde Community Health Center into Brooklyn, furthering its mission of culturally competent and accessible health care for New York City’s LGBTQ community. Located in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn, the new 25,000-square-foot facility is projected to serve more than 15,000 additional patients and create nearly 100 full-time jobs. …

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