PCDC and CHCANYS Launch COVID-19 Community Health Care Resiliency Fund to Support New York State Health Centers

Categories: Investment, PCDC News, Press Release, Technical Assistance
$10 Million Fund Will Provide Financing and Technical Assistance to Support Restoration and Enhancement of Community Health Services Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) and Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS) have announced the COVID-19 Community Health Care Resiliency Fund to help community health centers restore, sustain, and enhance operations. The $10 million …

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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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Louise Cohen Named Among Crain’s ‘Notable in Health Care’

Categories: PCDC News
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PCDC CEO Louise Cohen has been named among the 2020 Notable in Health Care by Crain’s New York Business. The special report honors 100 executives, researchers, and clinicians “working to fight health care disparities and other societal problems that the pandemic accentuated and that are seen anew through the lens of recent demonstrations against racial …

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Hofstra Panel: COVID-19 Shifts Health Care Experience, Highlights Primary Care Needs

Categories: Events, Policy
Kemp Hannon
Disparate access to primary care across New York has exacerbated the pandemic’s health inequities – particularly along class and racial lines said Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) CEO Louise Cohen, who spoke on a recent Hofstra University panel on how COVID-19 will shift the way patients and clients experience health care going forward. Facilitated by …

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