For the Media


Mission Hospital Named a Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital

/ November 9, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (November 9, 2016) – Mission Hospital has earned recognition as one of the nation’s Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics, a leading authority on clinical quality. Mission Hospital is one of only two hospitals in the Carolinas to receive the recognition. It marks Mission Hospital’s remarkable eleventh time on the list. […]

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Mission Health Honored for Commitment to Community Health

/ November 9, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (November 8, 2016) – A commitment to collaboration and improving the health of the community has earned Mission Health the 2016 Champion of Health award from the YMCA of Western North Carolina. The YMCA presented the award at its annual meeting on Nov. 3. The Champion of Health award is given annually to […]

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Angel Medical Center, Outpatient Practices Experiencing Voicemail Outage

/ November 7, 2016

Angel Medical Center and its outpatient practices are currently experiencing a voicemail and phone tree outage. Callers may encounter a persistent ring during operating hours while our team members assist other calls. At this time, our hospital and offices cannot accept voicemails. We apologize for any inconvenience, but encourage our patients and guests to remain […]

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Mission Health Offers New Graduate RN Residency Program

/ November 2, 2016

Are you a registered nurse with less than one year of experience? Mission Health invites applicants for our New Graduate RN Residency Program. Applications are due Nov. 11, 2016. The New Graduate RN Residency Program offers year-long, full-time paid nursing positions. These give new nurses the opportunity to grow in their nursing practice and gain […]

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Student Interns Explore Career Options Through Project SEARCH

/ October 21, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (October 20, 2016) –  A group of 11 student interns recently began a unique opportunity to explore a variety of career paths as participants in Project SEARCH, a national nonprofit program that creates business-based internships for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Project SEARCH Asheville is a collaboration between Mission Health, The […]

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New President Named at Transylvania Regional Hospital

/ October 19, 2016

BREVARD, N.C. (Oct. 17, 2016) – A chief nursing officer who has focused on patients her entire career has been tapped to lead Transylvania Regional Hospital, Mission Health announced. Michele Pilon has accepted the position of President and Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). Michele, a resident of Eden, will join Mission Health on Nov. 14. She […]

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Temporary Closure of Anna Woodfin Drive

/ October 12, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (October 7, 2016) — Beginning Monday, October 17, 2016, Anna Woodfin Drive will be temporarily closed just beyond the McDowell Parking Deck. As part of the Mission Hospital for Advanced Medicine construction, a new entry drive will be created that aligns with Livingston Street and intersects with Anna Woodfin Drive. Anna Woodfin Drive, […]

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Malorie L. Schoof, MD, Joins Mission Asheville Family Medicine

/ October 5, 2016

Announcing the addition of Malorie L. Schoof, MD, to Mission Asheville Family Medicine Dr. Schoof is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio. She recently completed her family medicine residency training with Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) in Asheville. Dr. Schoof joins Drs. Emily A. Diznoff, David M. […]

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Brian M. Ware, DO, Joins Mission Family Medicine Glenwood

/ October 5, 2016

Announcing the recent addition of Brian M. Ware, DO, to Mission Family Medicine Glenwood Dr. Ware is a graduate of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Brandenton, Florida. He subsequently completed his family medicine residency with Florida Hospital East in Orlando. Dr. Ware provides a full spectrum of family medicine care, which includes prenatal, […]

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W. Kent Williamson, MD, Joins Carolina Vascular, an Affiliate of Mission Health

/ October 5, 2016

Announcing the recent addition of W. Kent Williamson, MD, to Carolina Vascular, an affiliate of Mission Health  Dr. Williamson most recently served as the chief with the Division of Surgery at Providence at St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. Born in Asheville, Dr. Williamson is a graduate of Bowman Gray School of Medicine in […]

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Steven Berman, MD, FACS, Joins Mission Community Surgical Specialists & Wound Care

/ October 5, 2016

Announcing the recent addition of Steven Berman, MD, FACS, to Mission Community Surgical Specialists & Wound Care Dr. Berman comes to Spruce Pine from Allentown, Pennsylvania, and is a graduate of Tufts University of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. He finished his general surgery residency at the Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and is board certified […]

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McDowell Hospital Replacement Project Reaches Milestone

Hospital, community leaders sign final steel beam MARION, N.C. (Sept. 30, 2016) – A $45 million project designed to replace McDowell Hospital with a brand new, state-of-the-art expanded facility reached a critical milestone today with a topping off ceremony. Community members, hospital and Mission Health staff, and local leaders gathered outside the hospital’s main entrance […]

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