PCDC’s Top 10: Most-Read News of 2019

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Last year, PCDC published dozens of news stories and hundreds of social media posts about our community investment, performance improvement, and advocacy work. Following are the most-read news items with a perennial favorite taking the top spot:


10. PCDC Financing to Support Trauma-Informed Health Care Access in New Jersey

Through $2.95 million in PCDC financing, the Henry J. Austin Health Center will increase trauma-informed care access for the most vulnerable residents in Trenton.



9. PHOTOS: 2019 PCDC Gala Reception Celebrating Health Equity

More than 300 health care leaders, providers, and advocates gathered in November to celebrate PCDC’s mission: health equity for all.



8. $19.8 Million Project to Enhance Care for Philadelphia’s Seniors

The Pennypack LIFE Center will serve over 480 low-income seniors, provide vast health care services per day, and create scores of new full-time jobs.



7. A Creative Twist in Team-Based Care Training

PCDC’s team-based care training can take an unexpected turn, as internal medicine residents discovered at BronxCare Health System.



6. Lack of Access to Primary Care Linked to Poor Health Status

New Yorkers’ health status is closely associated with access to primary care, according to PCDC findings published in June.



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

A new $18.2 million project will expand culturally competent and accessible health care for New York City’s LGBTQ community.



4. Furthering Primary Care, Opioid Treatment, and Medical Education in Pennsylvania

A community in northeast Pennsylvania hard-hit by the opioid crisis will soon see expanded primary care access and medical education, thanks to PCDC financing.



3. Making a 30-Minute Brief Intervention a Reality

Can a 30-minute visit make a difference in integrated behavioral health and primary care? Without question, says PCDC’s Andrew Philip.



2. PCDC Announces New Board Officers 

“We are fortunate to welcome visionary and strategic leaders, all deeply committed to primary care,” said CEO Louise Cohen.



1. In Conversation with a Pioneer: Dr. Jack Geiger

The founder of the community health center concept reflects on his legacy.