PCDC Urges Governor Hochul to Make Primary Care a Central Focus of Her $10 Billion Health Care Commitment

Categories: Policy, Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 5, 2022 Contact: Hannah Huntt, hhuntt@pcdc.org  PCDC Urges Governor Hochul to Make Primary Care a Central Focus of Her $10 Billion Health Care Commitment  Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) — a New York-based, national nonprofit Community Financial Development Institution that aims to increase access to primary care and achieve health equity …

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VIDEO: Virtual Primary Care Summit Highlights

Categories: Events, PCDC News
In November 2021, the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) hosted its virtual Primary Care Summit about “Closing the Equity Gap: Intentional Investing in Primary Care.” This livestreamed event featured panelists Charlene Wong, MD, MSHP, Assistant Secretary for Children and Families at the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, and Shelina Davis, MPH, MSW, …

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PCDC Awarded Grant from Wells Fargo to Support Small Primary Care Practices in Disinvested Communities

Categories: PCDC News, Press Release, Technical Assistance
Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) was recently awarded a grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation Open for Business (OFB) program to provide training and technical assistance (TA) to minority-owned and operated primary care practices to aid in their recovery from the pandemic’s economic and community health impact. Small primary care practices are vital to communities, …

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PCDC Supports Legislation to Strengthen Primary Care in New York

Categories: Policy, Press Release
Primary care is undervalued and underfunded, despite evidence that it improves health outcomes and reduces costs. The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) applauds the introduction of A.7230/S.6534. Introduced by Senator Gustavo Rivera, Chair of the Senate Health Committee [pictured right], and Assembly Member Richard Gottfried, Chair of the Assembly Health Committee [pictured left], the legislation …

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PCDC Testimony: Preserving New York’s Primary Care Safety Net Through COVID-19 and Beyond

Categories: Policy
PCDC CEO Louise Cohen testified before the New York State legislature in February as part of the joint legislative budget hearing on health and Medicaid. The testimony emphasized the importance of primary care investment and access for New Yorkers in order to close the gaps in care exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. “The pathway to …

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