Posted on February 6, 2017

Mission Health and UNC Asheville Enter Into Ambitious New Partnership That Promises Meaningful Benefits for Students, Mission Health Team Members, and the Asheville Community

Asheville, N.C. (February 6, 2017) – Ronald A. Paulus, MD, Mission Health President and CEO and UNC Asheville Chancellor Mary K. Grant, PhD, announced today that the Asheville institutions they lead are entering into a new and ambitious partnership focused on health, wellness, education and engagement.  The announcement was made at a joint press conference […]

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Posted on January 26, 2017

Revolutionary Patient Monitoring System Developed in Partnership with Mission Health Dramatically Reduces Patient Fall and Injury Incidents

NEJM Catalyst Publication Features Mission Health Study ASHEVILLE, N.C. (January 26, 2017) –  Mission Health’s Center for Innovation and Neuro Trauma Unit eliminated patient falls, and the injuries typically associated with them, during a three-month pilot project using an innovative virtual observer system and clinical workflow redesign. This is an impressive accomplishment, as fall risk […]

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Posted on January 13, 2017

Mission Health Wins Accolades as Premier Wellness Focused Workplace

Asheville, Jan. 13, 2017 – Mission Health has been selected as one of seventy-six of nation’s Best and Brightest® in Wellness for 2016 by the National Association for Business Resources for the second year in a row. The NABR is a service organization that offers educational programs, collaborative opportunities, data, benchmarked practices, and other tools […]

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Posted on January 9, 2017

Mission Health’s CEO Selected to Serve on National Committee

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (January 9, 2017) – Ronald A. Paulus, MD, Mission Health’s President and CEO, has been selected to serve on the American Hospital Association’s Committee on Health Strategy and Innovation. In a letter to the appointed members, Nancy Howell Agee, Committee Chair and President and CEO of Carilion Clinic, said, “We look forward to […]

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Most Recent News

Case Study: Video Gaming Technology Reduces Mission Hospital Patient Falls

/ January 19, 2017

What do Mission Health and video games have in common? The answer may surprise you. With technology developed by the video gaming industry, Mission Health piloted a groundbreaking observation system designed to prevent costly patient falls. Xbox marks the spot? The Cerner Patient Observer – also known as the virtual sitter – allows hospital caregivers […]

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Mission Health’s Jonathan Brown Ranked as A Top Health System CIO by Becker’s Hospital Review

/ January 13, 2017

Asheville, Jan. 13, 2017 – Jonathan Brown, Chief Information Officer (CIO), Mission Health, was recently recognized as one of the country’s “Top 113 Hospital and Health System CIOs to Know in 2017,” as named by the respected Becker’s Hospital Review. Brown’s accomplishments while at Mission Health have been significant, including: implementing a shared electronic health […]

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Jacqueline Medland, PHD, RN, Named President/CNO of Highlands-Cashiers Hospital

/ January 11, 2017

HIGHLANDS, N.C. (January 11, 2017) – Jacqueline Medland, PhD, RN, will be joining Mission Health on March 1 as President/Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) of Highlands-Cashiers Hospital. Jackie has enjoyed a career as a health care leader for over 30 years, including positions in direct patient care, advanced practice nursing, nursing management and hospital administration. Based in […]

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Wall Street Journal: How to Get the Most Out of a Doctors Visit

/ January 10, 2017

Dr. Shannon Dowler of the primary care provider team at Mission Health Biltmore Park was featured in a Jan. 9 story in the Wall Street Journal. Read the full article here, or visit wsj.com.

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Most Recent Videos

Amy Hill – She Made Her Dream a Reality (30 sec)

February 6, 2017
Having achieved a healthy and manageable weight thanks to Mission Weight Management, Amy can now focus on making her biggest dream come true – becoming a mom.

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Amy Hill – She Made Her Dream a Reality.

February 6, 2017
Having achieved a healthy and manageable weight thanks to Mission Weight Management, Amy can now focus on making her biggest dream come true – becoming a mom.

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