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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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Angel Medical Center Receives AHA Gold Plus Award

FRANKLIN, N.C. (June 8, 2018) – Angel Medical Center (AMC) has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes AMC’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. According to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, […]

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Mission Hospital McDowell Receives Silver Plus Award for Stroke Care

MARION, NC. (June 8, 2018) – Mission Hospital McDowell has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Mission Hospital McDowell’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. According […]

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Mission Hospital Attains American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award With Target: Stroke SM Honor Roll Elite Plus Ranking

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (June 8, 2018) – Mission Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Mission Hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. According to the […]

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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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Mission Health’s CEO Co-Founds National Taskforce on Humanity in Healthcare Taskforce to release its business case at upcoming CXO Roundtable

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (April 25, 2018) – Mission Health today announced that Ronald A. Paulus, MD, President and CEO of Mission Health, has partnered with Bridget Duffy, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Vocera Communications, Inc., and William Maples, MD, President and CEO of The Institute for Healthcare Excellence, to design and launch the National Taskforce on […]

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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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Mission Sports Medicine Announces Partnership with Asheville City Soccer Club

ASHEVILLE, NC (April 23, 2018) – New for 2018, Mission Sports Medicine will join the Asheville City Soccer Club in a mutually beneficial community partnership. The joint opportunity affords Asheville City Soccer athletes access to athletic trainers and expert medical care from Mission’s comprehensive team of fellowship-trained sports medicine specialists. It also allows Mission Sports […]

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Angel Medical Center Awarded Certificate of Need for Replacement Hospital

FRANKLIN, N.C. (April 23, 2018) – Angel Medical Center today announced that its Certificate of Need (CON) application for a new replacement facility has been approved, clearing the way to begin planning for construction. “We are so pleased to have successfully completed the regulatory phase and look forward to our project team moving forward with […]

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