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Care Ring Earns 2021 Gold Rating from NAFC Quality Standards Program
Care Ring has earned a 2021 Gold Rating from the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) Quality Standards ...
Care Ring Hosts 2 Levine Scholars in 2021
The Levine Scholars Program at UNC-Charlotte enrolls 20 students annually and provides them with the tools, resources and community they ...
The Care Ring Connector, Vol. 12
The latest edition of our quarterly e-newsletter, The Care Ring Connector, is now available! In it we share the results ...
Care Ring hosts COVID-19 vaccine clinic to increase vaccine access to underserved
On Friday, April 16, 2021, Care Ring, in collaboration and partnership with Mecklenburg County Health Department and the Children & ...
Care Ring Names Tchernavia Montgomery as New Executive Director
Care Ring is pleased to announce that following a large-scale search, led by the Children and Family Services Center, the ...
The Care Ring Connector, Vol. 11
The latest edition of our quarterly e-newsletter, The Care Ring Connector, is now available! In it we talk about how ...
Press Release: Care Ring receives AHA’s Target: Type 2 Diabetes Participation Award
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11.19.20 Care Ring earns national recognition for efforts aimed at managing type 2 diabetes and CVD risk. ...
Press Release: AHA, AMA celebrate Care Ring for commitment to prioritizing blood pressure control
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11.19.20 Care Ring earns national recognition for efforts to reduce number of patients with uncontrolled blood pressure. ...
The Care Ring Connector, Vol. 10
The latest edition of our quarterly e-newsletter, The Care Ring Connector, is now available! In it we talk about our ...

Meet Kinjal Parikh, MD: Physiatrist at OrthoCarolina

At OrthoCarolina, there is a team of physiatrists who play a vital role in helping patients heal from various orthopedic conditions. Physiatrists are experts on the bones, muscles and nerves that control how your body is affected by trauma like spinal cord damage, sports injuries, limb amputations, strokes and other musculoskeletal conditions. Because of this, …

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Care Ring Earns Gold Rating Again from NAFC

For the second year in a row, Care Ring’s Low-Cost Clinic has earned a 2022 Gold Rating from the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) Quality Standards Program. The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinic’s mission is to ensure the medically underserved have access to affordable healthcare. The NAFC and its members …

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The Care Ring Connector, Vol. 16

The latest edition of our quarterly e-newsletter, The Care Ring Connector, is now available!   This quarter’s edition has 2 thought-provoking pieces from healthcare leaders, introduces our new Maternal Child Health Director, gives an update on the new homeless initiative in our Clinic, has 2 client stories, welcomes new Corporate Champions, shouts out our new …

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Care Ring In The News: Black Maternal Health Week

The week of April 11-17th marked the 5th year of National Black Maternal Health Week, which is dedicated to raising awareness of the crisis in the US around the significant and alarming disparities in pre- and post-natal outcomes for Black women and their infants. It was founded and led by the Black Mammas Matter Alliance, …

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Board raising next generation of Care Ring philanthropists

For Care Ring Board Members Dean Cikins, Will Hadley, and Sherry Saxonhouse, MD, their service to the organization involves their children, too. In honor of Volunteer Month, we salute the “next generation” of Care Ring philanthropists! Maya Cikins Maya Cikins bake sale to benefit Care Ring Maya Cikins is the daughter of Andrea and Dean …

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Care Ring Clinic serving individuals experiencing homelessness

Photo credit: WCNC.com On any given day in Charlotte, there are over 3,100 individuals who are experiencing homelessness. This number is up 55% from before the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to dealing with housing insecurity and many other challenges, these individuals are often also lacking easy and affordable access to medical care. To attempt to …

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Jewel Greywoode MD

Diversity in Healthcare Improves Outcomes: Jewel Greywoode, MD

Care Ring is pleased to have Jewel Greywoode, MD as the guest author of this blog post. Dr. Greywoode is an otolaryngologist who specializes in cosmetic and functional facial plastic surgery. He practices with Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates, PA. and is part of Care Ring’s Physicians Reach Out network of volunteer providers who …

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Meet Judith Wood: Volunteer Diabetes Educator

In a small room, brightly painted with a forest scene off the waiting room area in the Care Ring Low-Cost Clinic, sits volunteer Judith Wood. Since 2016, Judith has been here every Wednesday from 9 am to Noon, using her 40 years of experience as a diabetes educator to help our patients learn more about …

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Doctors’ Day Spotlight: Wei Huang, MD

National Doctors’ Day is March 30, 2022, a time to celebrate the physicians who keep our community healthy. This is a particularly important day to Care Ring, as we express our gratitude for and acknowledge the tremendous impact that the 1,600 providers across over 200 practices who donate care in our Physicians Reach Out network …

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The Care Ring Connector, Vol. 15

The latest edition of our quarterly e-newsletter, The Care Ring Connector, is now available!   This quarter’s edition has 2 new client Stories of Hope, introduces our brand new A Guided Journey program for new mothers, gets to know our new Clinic provider working with people facing housing insecurity, shouts out our new PRO providers …

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