PCDC Marks 800th Patient-Centered Medical Home

Categories: Technical Assistance
Deborah Johnson Ingram
Through PCDC’s assistance, 800 primary care practice sites have achieved National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition — 77 percent of them just in the last 18 months.  The Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model improves care by transforming how primary care is organized and delivered. Through a team-based approach, PCMH ensures that patients receive appropriate care when they need it, with emphasis on respect, dignity, …

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Staff Spotlight: Serving Diverse Populations

Categories: Technical Assistance
PCDC’s Performance Improvement team provides Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) consulting services for primary care practices across the country. To date, the team has assisted more than 475 practices to achieve PCMH recognition — a 100 percent success rate. Among the experts behind this work is Nicki Andrews, MPH, a Project Manager who joined PCDC in …

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Project Renewal: Serving the Homeless

Categories: Client Spotlight, Technical Assistance
New York City has over 60,000 homeless residents — most of whom are unable to access critical services, including health care. Homeless individuals’ first interaction with the health system is usually in the emergency room, often due to minor conditions that have deteriorated through lack of treatment. PCDC’s partnership with Project Renewal is helping offset …

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PCMH Reflection: Altura Centers for Health

Categories: Client Spotlight, Technical Assistance
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) provides consultation and technical assistance that enhances the ability of health care providers to deliver quality primary care. Through these services, PCDC has helped nearly 770 health centers achieve Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition. One such provider is Altura Centers for Health, which worked closely with PCDC to provide …

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PCDC Provides Expert Assistance in New Empire State Patient-Centered Program

Categories: PCDC News, Technical Assistance
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) is providing no-cost technical assistance to eligible practices as part of the New York State Patient-Centered Medical Home (NYS PCMH) Recognition Program, a customized PCMH Recognition Program that supports the state’s initiative to advance primary care through the medical home model and promote the Triple Aim: better health, lower …

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