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Mission Health Recognized as a “Top 8 Health System” for Strong Financial Performance

/ March 21, 2018

Rating Agencies Cite ‘Strong Operational Metrics and Solid Financial Positions ASHEVILLE, NC (March 21, 2018) – Mission Health is among eight of the nation’s strongest financially performing health systems in the United States according to Becker’s Hospital Review, the nation’s leading source of healthcare finance and business news. Becker’s reports the top eight performing health […]

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Mission Hospital Offers $2,000 sign-on bonus for Cleaning Professionals

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 9th, 2018) – Mission Hospital in Asheville is offering a $2,000 bonus to new full-time Cleaning Professionals in their Environmental Services division. The bonus is paid incrementally after two weeks, 90 days and one year. No experience is required – training and development are provided on the job. Successful candidates will have a […]

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Mission Health moves from Visitor Restrictions to Visitor Limitations due to decreased influenza-like activity

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 8, 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, Infection Prevention, in consultation with Mission Health’s Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Public Health Epidemiologist, has decided to stop the visitor restriction policy and implement the […]

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Mission Health Chief Information Officer Jon Brown Named One of 2018’s Hospital and Health System CIOs to Know

  ASHEVILLE, NC (March 5, 2018) – Jon Brown, Chief Information Officer for Mission Health, has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review 2018 list of 105 Hospital and Health System CIOs to Know. The Becker’s Hospital Review editorial team accepted nominations and made their selections based on editorial research and discretion. With more than 20 […]

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Mission Hospital Earns Top Rating in Heart Patient Care, Heart Surgery

Asheville, NC (February 26, 2018) – Mission Hospital has earned a distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and outcomes in coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery and lobectomy (a partial lung resection) for lung cancer. The three-star rating, which denotes the highest category of quality, places Mission […]

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Mission Health Announces Temporary Closures at Mission-Pardee Health Campus Due to Water Main Break

ASHEVILLE, NC (February 6, 2018) – Due to a water main break in the Fletcher/Arden area, Mission Health has announced that all facilities at the Mission-Pardee Campus have been closed today with anticipated re-opening on a normal schedule tomorrow, unless otherwise notified. Mission Health impacted locations include the following facilities: Mission Vista Family Health Mission […]

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Mission Health Elevates Visitor Restrictions Due to Increased Flu Activity in North Carolina

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (January 26, 2018) – Mission Health is elevating its restrictions because of an increase in reported influenza-like illness throughout North Carolina. Effective immediately, only partners and immediate family members over the age of 12 will be permitted in patient care areas. Mission Health previously asked visitors to limit hospital visits based on recommendations […]

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Mission Community Primary Care addition Dana Wadsworth, MD, Featured in The Laurel of Highlands and Cashiers

The following article appeared in the December issue of The Laurel of Highlands and Cashiers. There’s something magical about the Plateau. It beckons the very best. Dana Wadsworth, MD, heard that call 15 years ago when she bought a cabin in Highlands. A decade and a half later she surrendered fulltime to Highlands’ beauty, serenity […]

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Mission Health Named One of the Nation’s Best and Brightest in Wellness® for 2017

Asheville, NC (January 2, 2018) – Mission Health has been named a Best and Brightest in Wellness® company for the third consecutive year by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR; www.nationalbiz.org). This award program highlights those organizations nationwide that promote a culture of wellness, and that plan, implement and evaluate their employee wellness efforts. […]

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Mission Health Receives National Award for Culture of Excellence

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (June 7, 2016) – Leaders from the healthcare industry recently gathered for the Excellence in Healthcare Conference, and Mission Health took home one of the event’s top prizes: the 2016 Culture of Excellence Award. The conference, hosted by Professional Research Consultants (PRC) and the Institute for Healthcare Excellence, is dedicated to helping hospitals […]

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The Highlander: Hospital Starts ER Renovation

/ June 28, 2016

BY: CARTER GIEGERICH The Highlander HighlandsNews.com Renovations to the Highlands-Cashiers Hospital emergency room got underway as members of the hospital’s board and Mission Health staff met to break ground on the project at an April 26 ceremony. “I think the community will start to see the steel go up this summer, and that’ll be huge,” said […]

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New imaging technology available to Blue Ridge Regional Hospital patients

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (May 18, 2016) – Blue Ridge Regional Hospital is excited to announce the addition of a 64-slice GE Optima 660 CT Scanner to their Imaging Services Department. This new state-of-the-art technology delivers better diagnostic imaging with the potential for a lower dose of radiation, which is particularly important in pediatric patients. In addition […]

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