For the Media


Mission Health Takes National Leadership Role in Personalized Medicine

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (June 22, 2017) – Mission Health is at the forefront of the personalized medicine movement, a revolutionary area of medicine that holds extraordinary promise for improving the way providers diagnose and treat chronic disease. Mission Health’s Personalized Medicine program focuses on response to drugs in a way that will increase the likelihood that […]

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Mission Health Named One of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in North America

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (June 21, 2017) – Mission Health has been named one of Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America for 2017. Employee Engagement has gained significant attention during the last decade as one of the most important drivers of organizational success, and accordingly, mission success.  Forbes Magazine defines employee engagement as “the emotional […]

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Mission Health President and CEO Ronald A. Paulus, MD, Among Top 50 Most Influential in Nation

Ranked No. 13 of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders by Modern Healthcare ASHEVILLE, N.C. (June 19, 2017) – Mission Health President and CEO Ronald A. Paulus, MD, has been named one of the nation’s “Top 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders” by Modern Healthcare magazine.  Through its Awards and Recognition program, […]

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McDowell Hospital Announces Traffic Shift and Parking Change as Construction Progresses

ASHEVILLE, NC (May 22, 2017) – An upcoming change in traffic flow at McDowell Hospital will be taking effect beginning June 1st, and will be in place for patients, visitors, and staff alike from that time until completion of the new facility’s flat parking lot in August 2018. The traffic flow change is necessary to […]

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Announcing the new Mission Health Center – Franklin, a Service of Angel Medical Center

Angel Medical Center is pleased to announce the combination of multiple practices under the new Mission Health Center – Franklin, a Service of Angel Medical Center. The expanded office space – located at 190 Riverview Street – allows us to better coordinate resources for you – our patients – and ensure you have improved access […]

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Mission Health and Angel Medical Center Announce Plans for Unprecedented Investment in Macon County Community Through New Healthcare Facility

FRANKLIN, N.C. (April 28, 2017) – Mission Health, a not-for-profit health system based in Asheville, North Carolina and Angel Medical Center (AMC), a not-for-profit Mission Health member hospital located in Franklin, North Carolina announced today their plan for a $43 million investment in a new, state-of-the-art replacement hospital for Macon County and surrounding community. Following […]

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Angel Medical Center Announces Changes to OB/GYN Program

FRANKLIN, NC (April 25, 2017) – Angel Medical Center (AMC), a not-for-profit Critical Access Hospital located in Franklin, North Carolina, has announced plans to modify its OB/GYN program with the goal of sustaining women’s health services and hospital services in Macon County. AMC will discontinue labor and delivery services but will continue to provide pre- […]

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Mission Health Named a Top 15 Health System in the Nation by Truven Health Analytics

ASHEVILLE, NC (April 22, 2017) – For a remarkable fifth time in the past six years, Mission Health has been named once again one of the nation’s Top 15 Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics, an IBM Company and part of IBM Watson Health. The Truven Health study identifies the nation’s 15 best health systems […]

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Mission Health Tops Business North Carolina’s List of 2017 Top 10 Preferred Hospitals

ASHEVILLE, NC (March 6, 2017) – Business North Carolina, a top source of business and commerce information for the state, named Mission Hospital #1 in its list of Best Hospitals in the new March 2017 issue, in a tie with Duke University Hospital.  The list was created through objective analysis of all adult, acute-care hospitals […]

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Show your continued support for our region’s firefighters

/ November 28, 2016

Thank you for supporting firefighters across our communities! The western North Carolina community has donated tons of supplies in recent days to the men and women fighting forest fires, and we sincerely appreciate your show of support and gratitude for the men and women battling the forest fires across our region. Through your generosity, we […]

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Mission Health provides respirators, installs indoor air scrubbers

/ November 16, 2016

Asheville, N.C. (Nov. 15, 2016) – Mission Health has provided 9,000 respirators to public health officials and emergency first responders for distribution in the community and has installed special air scrubbers at its member hospitals across western North Carolina as smoke from forest fires continues to cause concern. Mission Health provided the N95 respirators to […]

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Mission Health Gathers Donations for Local Fire Departments

The Western North Carolina community has donated tons of supplies in recent days to the men and women fighting forest fires and now there’s an opportunity for the community to show its support with letters. Fire crews have traveled to the Southeast from across the nation to help – giving up time with their families […]

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