For the Media — Month: February 2016


Transylvania Regional Hospital Now In-Network Provider with Aetna Insurance

/ February 26, 2016

Brevard, N.C. (Feb. 26, 2016) – Transylvania Regional Hospital is pleased to announce that the hospital is now an in-network provider for Aetna health insurance products. “We have been working diligently for several years on behalf of patients in our community to obtain in-network status for our local hospital with Aetna,” said Cathy Landis, Transylvania […]

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Transylvania Home Care Receives 5-Star Rating

/ February 17, 2016

BREVARD, N.C. (Feb. 17, 2016) – Transylvania Home Care, a service provided by CarePartners, recently received a 5-star patient satisfaction rating from Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems. HHCAHPS does a national survey that asks patients about their recent experiences with a home health agency. The results are based on questions such […]

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CarePartners Home Health Receives 5-Star Rating

/ February 17, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 17, 2016) – CarePartners Home Health Services recently received a 5-star patient satisfaction rating from Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems. HHCAHPS does a national survey that asks patients about their recent experiences with a home health agency. The results are based on questions such as these:  How often […]

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Angel Home Care Receives 5-Star Rating

/ February 17, 2016

FRANKLIN, N.C. (Feb. 17, 2016) – Angel Home Care, a service provided by CarePartners, recently received a 5-star patient satisfaction rating from Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems. HHCAHPS does a national survey that asks patients about their recent experiences with a home health agency. The results are based on questions such […]

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McDowell Hospital Hosts a Teddy Bear Clinic for McDowell County Kindergarteners

/ February 17, 2016

Marion, N.C. (Feb. 17, 2016) – Approximately 500 kindergarteners from eight elementary schools across McDowell County will participate in a teddy bear clinic hosted by McDowell Hospital Feb. 23-24. The event is designed to educate children about hospitals and medical procedures, while also helping alleviate fears that they may have about healthcare settings. “McDowell Hospital […]

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New Hospitalist Joins Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Emergency Department

/ February 12, 2016

Highlands, N.C. (Feb. 12, 2016) – Dino A. Graziano, MD, has joined Highlands-Cashiers Hospital emergency department/hospitalist group in Highlands.  Dr. Graziano earned his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC.  He is board certified in family medicine, advanced cardiac life support, pediatric advanced life support and advanced trauma life support.  Dr. […]

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Family Support Network a Model of Success

/ February 10, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Feb.10, 2016) – Parents and family members of children with special needs experience a unique sets of challenges each day. The Family Support Network of Western North Carolina at Mission Children’s Hospital provides resources to help meet those challenges, and with recent recognition from the Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care (IPFCC), they’ll […]

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Mission Hospital Receives National Recognition for Women’s Health Services

/ February 8, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 8, 2016) – Mission Hospital has been listed by Becker’s Hospital Review in the 2015 edition of its “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Women’s Health Programs.” “Mission Hospital, on behalf of Mission Women’s Health, is proud and honored to receive this recognition,” said Kellett Letson, MD, Vice President and Chief […]

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New Leader Selected for Angel Medical Center

/ February 3, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 3, 2016) – Angel Medical Center and Mission Health will welcome a new leader on March 7. Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE, will join the hospital as President/Chief Nursing Officer. Former Transylvania Regional Hospital president and current vice president of rural health planning for Mission Health, Bob Bednarek, has […]

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