News Releases

Primary Care Coalition Receives $250,000 grant from Maryland Physicians Care

The Primary Care Coalition (PCC) has been awarded $250,000 by Maryland Physicians Care (MPC), a Medicaid managed care organization, to purchase immunizations for residents enrolled in Montgomery Cares, a public-private partnership that provides basic health care to low-income and uninsured adults in Montgomery County, Maryland.

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PCC Position Statement on Diversity and Inclusion

Consistent with and in furtherance of the mission and objectives of the Primary Care Coalition (PCC), we make this statement upholding PCC’s core values of diversity and inclusion.
The PCC envisions a community in which all residents have the opportunity to live healthy lives. The PCC upholds the principles of diversity, inclusion, and respect for people from all cultures and backgrounds and recognizes that these values are directly related to the health of every individual and the health of the community as a whole.

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PCC In the News

County Executive Ike Leggett held the first of five forums to discuss the Fiscal Year 2018 budget at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Center on Monday, January 9. Steve Lieberman, chairman of the board of the Primary Care Coalition, asked Leggett to consider increasing funds for Montgomery Cares and Care for Kids.

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In Memoriam: Dr. Ulder Tillman

Dr. Ulder Tillman, Montgomery County’s Health Officer for the last 13 years and a respected community leader, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. We extend our condolences to her family, her colleagues and friends, and the community that she served so well.

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PCC receives two awards recognizing work to eliminate health disparities

The PCC received two awards for its work focused on eliminating health disparities. The Maryland Cancer Collaborative honored PCC and the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) with the 2016 Exemplary Collaboration Award and the Adventist HealthCare Center for Health Equity and Wellness honored the PCC with the 2016 Blue Ribbon Award.

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PCC Receives Two Awards Recognizing Work to Eliminate Health Disparities

The Maryland Cancer Collaborative honored PCC and the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) with the 2016 Exemplary Collaboration Award and the Adventist HealthCare Center for Health Equity and Wellness honored the PCC with the 2016 Blue Ribbon Award.

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PCC Announces Two Seasoned Executives to Join Leadership Team

PCC President and CEO, Leslie Graham, announced today that two seasoned executives will join the organization’s leadership team. Avi Fichman has joined the PCC as Chief Operating Officer and Jeff Goldman will become the PCC’s first Vice President for Population Health.

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New Montgomery Cares Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new patient oriented website for Montgomery Cares. Website content is available in English and Spanish and includes eligibility requirements and enrollment procedures, clinic contact information, health literacy tips, and more. Visit www.MontgomeryCares.org.

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PCC Awards Call for Nominations

The Primary Care Coalition (PCC) seeks nominations for two awards programs recognizing individuals who work to improve the health and wellbeing of Montgomery County’s most vulnerable residents. Both awards recognize and reward outstanding efforts on behalf of the under-served and overlooked members of the Montgomery County community who need accessible, professional, and compassionate health and human services.

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Montgomery County Hospitals Announce Funding of Nexus Montgomery Regional Partnership

The Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission has awarded $7.6 Million to six hospitals in Montgomery County that have joined forces to address common challenges affecting the health of the community. The Nexus Montgomery Regional Partnership includes Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center, Holy Cross Hospital, Holy Cross Germantown Hospital, MedStar Montgomery Medical Center, Suburban Hospital, and Washington Adventist Hospital and will be managed by the Primary Care Coalition.

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