For the Media


Mission Health, Community Donate Supplies to Fire Fighters

/ November 17, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 17, 2016) – Mission Health caregivers and patients continue to donate supplies to help fire fighters and emergency workers who are battling blazes across western North Carolina. Mission Health set up donation boxes at each of its six hospitals and at its offices at Ridgefield Court in Asheville. The supplies will be delivered […]

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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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Mission Health Urges Air Quality Precautions for Elderly, Children

/ November 14, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 14, 2016) –  The elderly, children and people with cardiovascular diseases, specifically asthma and COPD, should limit their exposure to outside air as forest fires continue to produce heavy smoke throughout western North Carolina, according to Mission Health experts and state and federal air quality officials. Mission Hospital is not seeing an […]

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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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Mission Health Limiting Visitors Due to Spread of Influenza

/ February 26, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 26, 2016) – Due to an increase in influenza (flu) activity throughout North Carolina, Mission Health asks that family and friends limit their visits to patients in the hospital. In particular, Mission Health suggests that children under age 12 and people who do not feel well should call patients rather than visit […]

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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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