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Mission Health Releases 2017 Annual Report

/ November 14, 2018

Making Good: Together, Changing Lives and Growing Opportunities for Western North Carolina ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 14, 2018) – Today, Mission Health released its 2017 Annual Report, Making Good: Together, Changing Lives and Growing Opportunities for Western North Carolina, which tells the stories of how Mission Health is continuing its more than 130-year legacy of service […]

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Mission Hospital Named One of the Nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health

Asheville, N.C. (November 8, 2018) – Mission Hospital was named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson HealthTM. This is the sixth time in a row, and the 13th time total, that Mission Hospital has been recognized with this honor. Mission Hospital is the only hospital in western North Carolina to […]

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Mission Hospital McDowell Designated an ACR Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence

Marion, N.C. (October 26, 2018) – Mission Hospital McDowell 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 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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Blue Ridge Regional Hospital Designated an ACR Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence

Spruce Pine, N.C. (October 26, 2018) – Blue Ridge 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 […]

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Mission Health’s DeRienzo Named a 2018 “Up and Comer” by Modern Healthcare

ASHEVILLE (Oct. 22, 2018) – Chris DeRienzo, MD, Chief Quality Officer for Mission Health, is among Modern Healthcare’s 2018 class of Up and Comers. Modern Healthcare, the leader in healthcare business news, research and data, annually honors emerging leaders who are 40 years of age or younger, who have made significant contributions in the areas […]

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Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Food and Nutrition Team Receive National Safety Recognition

Highlands, N.C. (October 23, 2018) – The Food and Nutrition team at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital was recently awarded 3rd place in National Safety from Morrison Healthcare out of 700 other hospitals within the nation. “I am beyond proud of our team here at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital,” said Nicole Whitmire, Director of Food and Nutrition Services. “Our team […]

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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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Eckerd Living Center Receives 5-Star Rating

HIGHLANDS, N.C. (September 19, 2018) – Eckerd Living Center (ELC) at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital, a part of Mission Health, has earned a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Eckerd Living Center is the only 5-star skilled nursing facility in the 6 western-most counties of North Carolina. Additionally, ELC is one of […]

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Information for the Community Regarding Mission Health’s Hurricane Preparations and What Area Residents Should Know

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (September 14, 2018) – Mission Health has been participating in statewide calls to support evacuation efforts since Monday. Although most evacuated patients have been bedded by hospitals further east, Mission has been receiving ambulatory evacuees through the Emergency Department. We will continue to evaluate state transfer needs and assist as capacity allows. As […]

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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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