Posted on August 20, 2018

Mission Hospital Ranked Among Nation’s Best Hospitals – One of only 29 Hospitals in the United States to Receive Top Ranking

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (August 17, 2018) – Mission Hospital has been recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its 2018-2019 edition of Best Hospitals. Mission was one of only the 29 hospitals, less than 1 percent of the hospitals evaluated, that got the top rating in […]

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Posted on July 16, 2018

Mission Health System Announces the Creation of Dogwood Health Trust – Successor Foundation is Significant Outcome of HCA Healthcare Acquisition

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (July 16, 2018) – The Board of Directors of Mission Health System, Inc. (“MHS”) is pleased to announce the creation of the Dogwood Health Trust (“DHT”), a North Carolina nonprofit, private non-operating foundation. As set forth in its articles of incorporation, DHT’s sole purpose is: “to dramatically improve the health and well-being of […]

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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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Most Recent News

Rural Communities To Receive Proceeds From Mission Health Sale When Closed

Each Member Entity will receive $15 million to improve the health and wellbeing of their community ASHEVILLE, N.C. (August 20, 2018) – Mission Health’s Board of Directors today announced that if and when the Mission Health and HCA Healthcare (HCA) transaction is closed, each Entity Legacy Foundation* will receive a distribution of $15 million dollars […]

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Mission Health Announces 2019 Grant Award Recipients

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (August 15, 2018) – Mission Health’s Community Investment Program is awarding more than $965,000 in funding to a diverse group of 24 western North Carolina agencies, in a joint effort to improve the health and well-being of our 18-county region. The 2019 focus areas for the grants are based on the top priority […]

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Mission Hospital for Advanced Medicine Looking for Artists

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (August 14, 2018) — Mission Health, in partnership with EL Design Studios & Gallery VI, is recruiting all artists, galleries and art organizations for work that may be considered for purchase and display at the new Mission Hospital for Advanced Medicine. Artists are invited to submit images of both 2D and 3D work, […]

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Mission Health Earns National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home™ standards emphasize enhanced care through patient-clinician partnership ASHEVILLE, N.C. (July 12, 2018) – The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has announced that Mission Health Primary Care practices of western North Carolina earned NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and […]

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Most Recent Videos

Carla Kimmel, NP, Mission Health Provider

August 14, 2018
Carla Kimmel, NP, in family practice with Mission Health, recognized as one of the nation’s Top 15 Health Systems by IBM Watson Health, recalls as a kid how she played with doctor’s kits instead Barbie Dolls and explains how her philosophical approach is to treat others as you would like to be treated.

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Dana Short, NP, Mission Health Provider

August 13, 2018
Dana Short, NP, in family medicine with Mission Health, recognized as one of the nation’s Top 15 Health Systems by IBM Watson Health, tells why she enjoys following patients -- and their families -- through the entire continuum of care and discusses her love of hunting.

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