Custom Computer Specialists Sponsors Primary Care Development Corporation's Innovation Circle

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Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. (“Custom”), a leading IT services provider, was the exclusive sponsor of the Primary Care Development Corporation’s (“PCDC”) Innovation Circle held on April 13th at the Melville Marriott on Long Island, “Primary Care Under the New Administration.”

Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. (“Custom”), a leading IT services provider, partnered with the Primary Care Development Corporation ("PCDC") as the exclusive sponsor of the Primary Care Innovation Circle held on April 13th at the Melville Marriott on Long Island. “Primary Care Under the New Administration” featured key healthcare leaders and was led by Deborah Bachrach of Manatt Health, moderated by PCDC's Chief Executive Officer, Louise Cohen and featured Senator Kemp Hannon, Chair, NYS Senate Health Committee, Dr. L Reuven Pasternak, CEO, Stony Brook Medicine, Anne Nolon, CEO, Hudson River Health Care and Christy Parque, CEO, Coalition for Behavioral Health.

This timely panel discussion explored the political and operational realities of the healthcare reforms that are being proposed and debated by Washington lawmakers. The esteemed panelists debated the potential effects of the reforms on primary care as work continues to improve health outcomes, reduce costs, and ensure healthier patients and communities.

“We are grateful to Custom Computer Specialists for their support of the Primary Care Innovation Circle,” said PCDC CEO Louise Cohen, MPH. “The healthcare debate affects everyone in significant ways, and with Custom’s help, we were able to bring together an expert panel to provide insight on this important issue.”

“Custom was very proud and excited to be a part of this very important debate. What is decided in Washington in the coming months will have long-term effects on healthcare and healthcare delivery in New York State and we recognize the importance of being a part of the solution,” said Dennis O’Connell, Director of Healthcare Solutions at Custom.

Custom has been supporting the healthcare industry for almost 40 years, with healthcare IT specialists who fully comprehend the strict regulations and uncompromising standards of the healthcare industry. Their extensive client list includes major healthcare systems, hospitals, continuing care retirement communities, and long-term and hospice care facilities.

About Custom Computer Specialists, Inc.
Founded in 1979, Custom Computer Specialists helps Northeast public and private sector clients get maximum value from their IT investments. Custom’s unique combination of privately owned flexibility and extensive IT capability empowers it to create client-centric solutions that deliver expected results. Learn more at

About PCDC
Founded in 1993, the Primary Care Development Corporation is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization that catalyzes excellence in primary care through strategic community investment, capacity building, and policy initiatives to achieve health equity. To date, PCDC has helped over 1,000 primary care practices in 34 states to improve delivery of care by providing capital as well as training and technical assistance services. Since its founding, PCDC has leveraged over $850 million on projects that enhance health care capacity in low-income communities. In 2016, PCDC received a AA- rating from Aeris, an independent community investment rating agency.

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