Posted on April 24, 2018

Mission Health Named One of the Nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by IBM Watson Health for the Sixth Time in Seven Years

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (April 24, 2018) – For a remarkable sixth time in seven years, Mission Health has been named one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by IBM Watson Health, formerly known as Truven Health Analytics. Mission Health is the only health system in the nation to achieve this recognition in six of seven […]

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Posted on February 21, 2018

Mission Hospital McDowell Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Official Opening of the New Facility, Set to Begin Serving Patients Spring of 2018

Marion, N.C. (February 21, 2018) – Today, McDowell County’s newest healthcare facility was introduced to the community during a grand opening and ribbon-cutting celebration. The hospital’s new name, Mission Hospital McDowell, reflects its valued place in the Mission Health system while honoring its community roots. The first day of patient care in the new facility […]

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Posted on February 1, 2018

Ronald A. Paulus, MD, President and CEO of Mission Health, Named to Business North Carolina’s “Power 100” List of North Carolina’s Most Influential Leaders

Asheville, NC (February 1, 2018) – Ronald A. Paulus, MD, President and CEO of Mission Health, has been named one of North Carolina’s “Power 100” by Business North Carolina magazine. The publication’s editorial staff and publisher chose 100 distinctive leaders from across the state who guide their respective institutions to excellence through the employment of […]

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Posted on January 25, 2018

InTouch Health, Mission Health, and Jefferson Health Launch Telehealth Collaboration to Address Remote Access and Critical Care Challenges

Trio announce five-year commitment to develop new telehealth applications and use cases, improve healthcare quality and access for thousands of patients across the U.S. SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA (January 25, 2018) – InTouch Health, the leading enterprise telehealth platform, today announced partnerships with North Carolina-based Mission Health and Pennsylvania-based Jefferson Health to jointly develop new telehealth […]

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Most Recent News

Mission Health COO Jill Hoggard Green, PhD, RN Named by Modern Healthcare as a Top 25 COO in Healthcare

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (May 7, 2018) – Jill Hoggard Green, PhD, RN, Mission Health’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) and President of Mission Hospital, has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of 2017’s Top 25 COOs in Healthcare. This prestigious recognition, given by the leading healthcare industry executive publication is designed to recognize healthcare’s best chief […]

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Mission Hospital Receives ‘A’ for Patient Safety

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (May 4, 2018) – The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C.-based organization aiming to improve healthcare quality and safety for consumers and purchasers, recently released the new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. Mission Hospital has been awarded an ‘A’ for its efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the […]

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Angel Medical Center President and Chief Nursing Officer: Accurate Information is Critical for Healthcare Decisions

FRANKLIN, N.C. (May 4, 2018) – As President and Chief Nursing Officer of Angel Medical Center, I know first-hand the importance of having accurate information when making healthcare decisions and that’s why I need to respond to the article titled “Mission CEO discusses buyout with AMC board, town leaders, media,” that was published April 25th […]

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Mission Health lifts Visitor Limitations due to decreased influenza-like activity

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (May 1, 2018) – The latest influenza-like illness (ILI) report from the state health department shows a decrease in flu-like illnesses in our region. As a result, Mission Health is lifting the visitor limitation policy. This limitation is lifted at Mission Hospital and Mission Health member hospitals and affiliates in the western North […]

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Most Recent Videos

Patient Brad Campbell Comes Back to Thank His Nurse

May 10, 2018
Every day, Brad Campbell looks in the mirror at the “scar of gratitude” on his neck, which tells the story of his life-changing accident and all of the team members and nurses who helped him through it. After a severe biking accident in Transylvania County landed avid cyclist and Asheville resident Brad in Mission Hospital, he followed his visit with a letter sharing his experience and deep gratitude to those who cared for him. Brad recalls that he met and interacted with about 100 different caregivers, from Transylvania Regional Hospital to Mission Hospital, over his five-day stay. In his letter he recognized, by name, 26 individuals who impacted his and his wife’s Mission Experiences. Of those 100 team members, there were several nurses who made a lasting impression in caring for Brad. In the spirit of our #ThankANurse campaign during Nurses Week, Brad came back to thank registered nurse John Devan.

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Mission Health & HCA: Your Questions Answered – Recorded Live on Facebook Tuesday, May 8

May 9, 2018
On May 8, Mission Health President and CEO Ronald A. Paulus, MD, John Ball, MD, and John W. Garrett, MD, Chair and Vice-Chair of Mission Health’s Board of Directors, answered questions about the pending transaction between Mission Health and HCA. Drs. Paulus, Ball and Garrett fielded inquiries from the community and discussed why this is important for our patients, our team members and our community. On March 21, Mission Health announced its intent to join HCA Healthcare. An unprecedented opportunity to move Mission Health forward for western North Carolina, the transaction would ensure healthy vibrant communities and world-class healthcare for the patients whom we have the pleasure of serving.

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