For the Media


Mission Health to Begin Rock Blasting for New Hospital on August 23

/ August 18, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (August 18, 2016) – As part of the $400 million project to build the new Mission Hospital for Advanced Medicine, Mission Hospital announced today it would begin blasting rock on August 23 at 1:30 p.m. The current design and schedule calls for approximately 36 days of blasts—one blast per day, up to five […]

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Mission Health Recognized for Worker Safety 

/ August 15, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (August 15, 2016) – Mission Health is one of the safest places in the nation for patients and now it is also among the safest places to work in North Carolina. The North Carolina Department of Labor’s Safety Awards Program gave Mission Health a First Year Gold Award for its improvements in worker […]

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Mission Health Details Mission Hospital for Advanced Medicine Plans

/ August 12, 2016

Effort Represents Unwavering Commitment to the Highest Quality Healthcare  ASHEVILLE, N.C. (August 11, 2016) – The public got its first detailed look at the extraordinary Mission Hospital for Advanced Medicine when Mission Health unveiled a new website with renderings, real-time webcams, key stats and other information for the more than $400 million replacement project. “As […]

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Mission Hospital One of Only 63 Hospitals Nationwide Named to U.S. News & World Report’s “High Performing” List

/ August 12, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (August 11, 2016) – Mission Hospital was recently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a one of the nation’s few “high performing” hospital in the media outlet’s annual ranking of all U.S. hospitals.  Specifically, Mission Hospital was one of only 63 hospitals in the nation to receive high marks in every […]

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Transylvania Regional Hospital Breaks Ground on $7.8 Million Emergency Department Expansion

/ July 26, 2016

BREVARD, N.C. (JULY 25, 2016) – Mission Health and Transylvania Regional Hospital officials joined members of the community today in a groundbreaking ceremony for a $7.8 million expansion of the hospital’s Emergency Department. The new Emergency Department will open in fall 2017 and will replace the existing department with a 10,700-square-foot addition, including a 1,555-square-foot renovation. […]

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Mission Health Named 2016 “Most Wired”

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (July 6, 2016) – Mission Health has been named one of the country’s “Most Wired,” joining just nine other health systems in North Carolina that received this distinction. Hospitals & Health Networks named the Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems in the 18th Annual Health Care’s Most Wired® survey, released today by the […]

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Mission Health Receives National Award for Culture of Excellence

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (June 7, 2016) – Leaders from the healthcare industry recently gathered for the Excellence in Healthcare Conference, and Mission Health took home one of the event’s top prizes: the 2016 Culture of Excellence Award. The conference, hosted by Professional Research Consultants (PRC) and the Institute for Healthcare Excellence, is dedicated to helping hospitals […]

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New imaging technology available to Blue Ridge Regional Hospital patients

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (May 18, 2016) – Blue Ridge Regional Hospital is excited to announce the addition of a 64-slice GE Optima 660 CT Scanner to their Imaging Services Department. This new state-of-the-art technology delivers better diagnostic imaging with the potential for a lower dose of radiation, which is particularly important in pediatric patients. In addition […]

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A Salute to Western N.C. Caregivers and Hospitals

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (May 9, 2016) –  Some people may dread visiting the hospital, some may take it for granted or even question the need, but when any of us require serious medical attention, we sure are happy it’s there. Your local hospital is an unparalleled place of compassion, community, equality and care.  No judgments, care […]

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The New McDowell Hospital: Mock Patient Room

Marion, N.C. (May 2, 2016) – Visitors to McDowell Hospital will notice something new in the hospital’s main lobby. A temporary mock patient room has been constructed which gives an idea of what the future patient rooms will look like when the new hospital is completed. “The mock patient room provides a basic representation of […]

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Mission Hospital Achieves Excellence Recognition for Workplace Health

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 28, 2016) – Mission Hospital in Asheville has been recognized for its commitment to employee health. Healthy Together NC, in partnership with The Duke Endowment and the NC Hospital Association, has awarded Mission with the Excellence Recognition for reaching the highest standards in workplace health and prevention. Mission achieved this recognition for […]

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Angel Medical Center Recognizes Certified Nurses

Franklin, N.C. (March 24, 2016) – Angel Medical Center (AMC) recently recognized the unique contributions of all their nurses with clinical and nursing leadership certifications on Certified Nurses Day, Saturday, March 19. During the celebration, the hospital’s 42 certified nurses were honored by leadership. “These certified nurses are dedicated to providing the highest quality of […]

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