Disparities in Primary Care Access: Q&A with Kirsten Weisbeck

Categories: Analytics, PCDC News, Policy
PCDC’s newly released Primary Care Profiles identify marked disparities in primary care access in New York City, measured on a City Council District level. The findings hold great potential for policy and advocacy efforts, says Health Research Analyst Kirsten Weisbeck, MPH, who co-authored the profiles. A member of the Evaluation and Analytics team, Weisbeck specializes …

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Q&A: Assisting PCDC’s Behavioral Health Integration Work

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
This summer, PCDC’s Performance Improvement team welcomed Laura Heath, MD, MA, MRCP, who had sought and received a New York Academy of Medicine fellowship — specifically to take part in PCDC’s behavioral health integration work. A native of the United Kingdom, Dr. Heath studied at Oxford University, completed her MPH at Harvard University, and is …

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Louise Cohen Named Among ‘Notable Women in Health Care’

Categories: PCDC News
PCDC CEO Louise Cohen has been named among the Notable Women in Health Care by Crain’s New York Business — her second consecutive appearance as an honoree. The 2019 list recognizes 100 executives, providers, entrepreneurs, and scientists “who are committed to moving us toward gender equity in health care,” according to Crain’s. “The Primary Care Development Corporation plays a …

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PCDC in Action: Essentials of Care Management

Categories: Capacity Building, Events
Last month, the Primary Care Development Corporation’s (PCDC) Performance Improvement team held its inaugural session of the National Training Institute, which features curricula that PCDC experts have refined and taught to thousands. Register today for upcoming courses in October and November.   What it is: The Essentials of Care Management course is a two-day deep dive into …

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Staff Spotlight: Serving Diverse Populations

Categories: Capacity Building
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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