From the Desk of the Executive Director

CRBA interviews Don Jonas about COVID-19 response, challenges

The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance invited our Executive Director, Don Jonas, to be a guest on their podcast, “CLT Alliance Talks” to share our Care Ring story. From the intro: “In this unprecedented time of stay-at-home orders and social distancing, we are all working toward one common goal – to stay healthy. We are encouraged […]

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Our community needs YOU: COVID-19

In this time of crisis, Care Ring needs you. The coronavirus pandemic has upended daily routines for everyone. For the people we serve, this rapid shift in daily life has had an immediate and profound impact. And for some, there have been serious consequences and sacrifices. Our community response is critical. Our community needs Care

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Mark DeHaven: Finding Neighborhood Solutions – The Power in “Patterns of Relationships”

Note: This blog post is a companion piece to Care Ring’s “Seeking the Heart” podcast series in which we talk with leaders from across the region about their ideas and insights on how we can create a better health care system for ALL. To listen to “Seeking the Heart,” simply click here, or search for

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If we could walk in their shoes: Why improving the drivers of health is essential

Mike and Don volunteering at food bank event. Note: This blog post is a companion piece to Care Ring’s “Seeking the Heart” podcast series in which we talk with leaders from across the region about their ideas and insights on how we can create a better health care system for ALL. To listen to “Seeking

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NC Health Guidebook now available

Health care in America is rapidly and dramatically transforming. Right before our eyes. And the impact of these changes on individuals with limited resources is profound. From understanding how “value-based payment” schemes work to learning about what really impacts health (hint: the answer lies far beyond the walls of a traditional clinic), everything we thought

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Phil Poley: “Paying for healthy outcomes is the smart thing to do.”

Note: This blog post is a companion piece to Care Ring’s “Seeking the Heart” podcast series in which we talk with leaders from across the region about their ideas and insights on how we can create a better health care system for ALL. To listen to “Seeking the Heart,” simply click here, or search for

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Meredith Dolhare: Running with Heart

Note: This blog post is a companion piece to Care Ring’s “Seeking the Heart” podcast series in which we talk with leaders from across the region about their ideas and insights on how we can create a better health care system for ALL. To listen to “Seeking the Heart,” simply click here, or search for

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Dr. Stephanie Cooper-Lewter: The Power of Relationships

Note: This blog post is a companion piece to Care Ring’s “Seeking the Heart” podcast series in which we talk with leaders from across the region about their ideas and insights on how we can create a better health care system for ALL. To listen to “Seeking the Heart,” simply click here, or search for

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Laura Clark: “Putting power in our neighborhoods”

Note: This blog post is a companion piece to Care Ring’s “Seeking the Heart” podcast series in which we talk with leaders from across the region about their ideas and insights on how we can create a better health care system for ALL. To listen to “Seeking the Heart,” simply click here, or search for

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