For the Media


Thomas Lindsay, MD, Featured in The Laurel of Highlands and Cashiers

The following article appeared in the April 2018 issue of The Laurel of Highlands and Cashiers. While many people may make moral judgments about substance abusers, today’s medical professionals model a new stance: Addiction is a treatable disease. Thanks to the good work of physicians like Thomas Lindsay, MD, of Mission Community Primary Care in […]

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Mission Health Announces Plan To Ensure Long-Term, World-Class Care For Residents of Western North Carolina

Proposed joining of Mission Health with HCA Healthcare includes creation of new foundation with a dedicated focus on improving health ASHEVILLE, NC (March 21, 2018) — Mission Health’s Board of Directors today announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to enter into exclusive discussions to join HCA Healthcare, a Nashville, Tennessee-based company […]

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Mission Hospital Offers $2,000 sign-on bonus for Cleaning Professionals

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 9th, 2018) – Mission Hospital in Asheville is offering a $2,000 bonus to new full-time Cleaning Professionals in their Environmental Services division. The bonus is paid incrementally after two weeks, 90 days and one year. No experience is required – training and development are provided on the job. Successful candidates will have a […]

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Mission Health moves from Visitor Restrictions to Visitor Limitations due to decreased influenza-like activity

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 8, 2018) – The latest influenza-like illness (ILI) report from the state health department shows a decrease in flu-like illnesses in our region. As a result, Infection Prevention, in consultation with Mission Health’s Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Public Health Epidemiologist, has decided to stop the visitor restriction policy and implement the […]

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Mission Health Chief Information Officer Jon Brown Named One of 2018’s Hospital and Health System CIOs to Know

  ASHEVILLE, NC (March 5, 2018) – Jon Brown, Chief Information Officer for Mission Health, has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review 2018 list of 105 Hospital and Health System CIOs to Know. The Becker’s Hospital Review editorial team accepted nominations and made their selections based on editorial research and discretion. With more than 20 […]

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Mission Hospital Earns Top Rating in Heart Patient Care, Heart Surgery

Asheville, NC (February 26, 2018) – Mission Hospital has earned a distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and outcomes in coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery and lobectomy (a partial lung resection) for lung cancer. The three-star rating, which denotes the highest category of quality, places Mission […]

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Mission Hospital McDowell Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Official Opening of the New Facility, Set to Begin Serving Patients Spring of 2018

Marion, N.C. (February 21, 2018) – Today, McDowell County’s newest healthcare facility was introduced to the community during a grand opening and ribbon-cutting celebration. The hospital’s new name, Mission Hospital McDowell, reflects its valued place in the Mission Health system while honoring its community roots. The first day of patient care in the new facility […]

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KISS Country Cares for Kids Radiothon Celebrates Ten Years of Strengthening Mission Children’s Hospital

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (February 16, 2018) – The 10th annual KISS Country 99.9 Cares for Kids Radiothon fundraiser to benefit Mission Children’s Hospital is a much-anticipated live event that raises both awareness and critical funds for Mission Children’s Hospital. This year’s two-day fundraising event will take place on March 2nd and 3rd, from 6:00am to 6:00pm […]

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Mission Health Announces Temporary Closures at Mission-Pardee Health Campus Due to Water Main Break

ASHEVILLE, NC (February 6, 2018) – Due to a water main break in the Fletcher/Arden area, Mission Health has announced that all facilities at the Mission-Pardee Campus have been closed today with anticipated re-opening on a normal schedule tomorrow, unless otherwise notified. Mission Health impacted locations include the following facilities: Mission Vista Family Health Mission […]

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InTouch Health, Mission Health, and Jefferson Health Launch Telehealth Collaboration to Address Remote Access and Critical Care Challenges

Trio announce five-year commitment to develop new telehealth applications and use cases, improve healthcare quality and access for thousands of patients across the U.S. SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA (January 25, 2018) – InTouch Health, the leading enterprise telehealth platform, today announced partnerships with North Carolina-based Mission Health and Pennsylvania-based Jefferson Health to jointly develop new telehealth […]

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Paul McDowell Named Chief Financial Officer for Mission Health

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (January 15, 2018) – Mission Health announced today that Paul McDowell has been named Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer for Mission Health. McDowell assumes the role previously held by Charles Ayscue, who retired in early January. McDowell joined Mission Health in January 2013. During his tenure, he has held leadership positions […]

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McDowell Hospital Announces Name Changes and Opening Date for New Hospital

MARION, N.C. (January 12, 2018) – McDowell Hospital today announced that the first official day for providing patient care at its brand new state-of-the-art hospital will be February 23, 2018. Upon opening, the new hospital will be named Mission Hospital McDowell to help support the community in gaining a full understanding of the remarkable healthcare […]

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