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Mission Health Lifting Visitor Restrictions, Back to Limitations

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 8, 2019) – The latest report from the North Carolina health department shows a decrease in influenza-like illness in our region. As a result, Infection Prevention, in consultation with Mission’s Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Public Health Epidemiologist, is lifting visitor restrictions and moving back to limitations for all of Mission Health, […]

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Mission Health Implements Flu Restriction Policy for Visitors

Asheville, N.C. (February 15, 2019) – There has been an increase in reported influenza-like illnesses throughout North Carolina. According to the North Carolina Public Health Division, the influenza-like illness activity in the state has reached more than 6 percent, and local transmission has increased. As a result, we are implementing the Mission Health Visitor Restriction […]

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Mission Health activates Visitor Limitation Policy due to increased influenza-like activity, asks visitors to help limit patient visits

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (January 3, 2019) – Mission Health is implementing its Visitor Limitation Policy and asking patients’ family members and friends to limit hospital visits, effective Jan. 3. Visitors younger than 12 and those who do not feel well are encouraged to call patients instead of visiting them. All persons visiting the hospital and community members […]

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Transylvania Regional Hospital Designated an ACR Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence

Brevard, N.C. (October 26, 2018) – Transylvania Regional Hospital has been designated a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence™ (DICOE) by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The DICOE program, which represents the pinnacle of medical imaging care, is an achievement that goes beyond accreditation to recognize best-quality imaging practices and diagnostic care. This includes a […]

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Transylvania Regional Hospital Announces Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina 2018 Honoree

/ October 23, 2018

BREVARD, N.C. (October 21, 2018) – Transylvania Regional Hospital is proud to announce that one of our very own nurses was selected for this year’s list of Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina. It is always an honor for nurses to be recognized by their peers for their professionalism and practice and commitment to the […]

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Mission Health Announces Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina 2018 Honorees

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (October 22, 2018) – Mission Health is proud to announce that again in 2018, four nurses from across our health system were selected for this year’s list of Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina. It is an honor for our nurses to be recognized by their peers for their professionalism and practice and […]

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Mission Health Signs Definitive Agreement To Be Acquired By HCA Healthcare

Purchase agreement ensures access to high quality care for everyone in western North Carolina and provides exceptional protections for rural communities; Creates largest per capita foundation in America   ASHEVILLE, N.C. (August 31, 2018) — Mission Health’s Board of Directors announced today that Mission Health and HCA Healthcare (HCA) have entered into a definitive agreement for […]

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Transylvania Regional Hospital’s Transitional Care Unit Earns 5-Star Rating by Nursing Home Compare on Medicare.gov.

BREVARD, N.C. (Dec. 15, 2017) – The Transitional Care Unit of Transylvania Regional Hospital earned a 5-star overall rating (out of 5 stars) in 2017, for the fourth year in a row by Nursing Home Compare on Medicare.gov. Only 12 percent of the nation’s nearly 16,000 skilled nursing facilities received this highest ranking. Medicare.gov is […]

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Mission Health’s Angel Medical Center and Transylvania Regional Hospital Named 2017 Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals

ASHEVILLE, NC (February 10, 2017) – Two Mission Health member hospitals recently earned coveted places on 2017’s Top 100 Critical Access Hospital list, which is created annually by the National Rural Health Association’s Rural Health Policy Institute, iVantage Health Analytics, and the Chartis Center for Rural Health. Franklin’s Angel Medical Center and Transylvania Regional Hospital, […]

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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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