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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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New Women’s Imaging Suite Opens at Transylvania Regional Hospital

Members of the community got a first-hand look at the new Women’s Imaging Suite at Transylvania Regional Hospital with an open house event on Thursday, Oct. 27. The suite features a GE 3-D tomosynthesis mammography machine, a breast ultrasound and a bone density scanner. It has a reception area, and a consultation room and a […]

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Evening telephone system upgrade to impact Angel Medical Center

11 pm update: The telecommunications update is complete – we greatly appreciate your patience. A planned telecommunications upgrade will impact voicemail and telephone trees at Angel Medical Center and its outpatient practices Thursday evening (Aug. 18) beginning at 9 pm. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please dial 911. Callers may encounter a persistent […]

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Callers urged to exercise patience, persistence when contacting Angel Medical Center

/ August 15, 2016

11 pm update: The planned telecommunications upgrade is now complete and all systems are operating normally. We sincerely appreciate your patience. A planned telecommunications upgrade will impact voicemail and telephone trees at Angel Medical Center and its outpatient practices Thursday evening (Aug. 18) beginning at 9 pm. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please […]

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CONSTRUCTION IMPACTS PHONE LINES AT MCDOWELL HOSPITAL

Marion, N.C. (July 16, 2016) — During construction on Saturday, July 16, 2016, phone lines to McDowell Hospital were inadvertently cut. This will impact calls to McDowell Hospital until approximately 8:30pm on Saturday, July 16th. For anyone in an emergency situation, please call 9-1-1. For anyone needing to contact a patient or employee of McDowell […]

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Q&A: Getting to Know Mission Health’s Patient Safety Institute

/ March 14, 2016

Mission Health’s Patient Safety Institute launched last fall and was created to bring healthcare professionals together to cultivate a culture of safety. The goal is to provide tangible training and support for caregivers of all functions to implement best practices within the culture of their unit. With the Institute’s next conference fast approaching, Melanie Norman, Director […]

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