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A Lifetime of Healthy Smiles – Protecting Your Child’s Teeth Begins Before the First One Appears

/ February 19, 2016

Start Good Habits Begin a dental routine for your child as early as birth. “Wipe your child’s gums with a clean washcloth after each feeding,” said Shawn Henderson, MBA, dental practice manager for Mission Children’s Hospital. “This sets a routine and gets your child used to your involvement.” When baby teeth appear, brush your child’s […]

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Transylvania Home Care Receives 5-Star Rating

/ February 17, 2016

BREVARD, N.C. (Feb. 17, 2016) – Transylvania Home Care, a service provided by CarePartners, recently received a 5-star patient satisfaction rating from Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems. HHCAHPS does a national survey that asks patients about their recent experiences with a home health agency. The results are based on questions such […]

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CarePartners Home Health Receives 5-Star Rating

/ February 17, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 17, 2016) – CarePartners Home Health Services recently received a 5-star patient satisfaction rating from Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems. HHCAHPS does a national survey that asks patients about their recent experiences with a home health agency. The results are based on questions such as these:  How often […]

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Angel Home Care Receives 5-Star Rating

/ February 17, 2016

FRANKLIN, N.C. (Feb. 17, 2016) – Angel Home Care, a service provided by CarePartners, recently received a 5-star patient satisfaction rating from Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems. HHCAHPS does a national survey that asks patients about their recent experiences with a home health agency. The results are based on questions such […]

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McDowell Hospital Hosts a Teddy Bear Clinic for McDowell County Kindergarteners

/ February 17, 2016

Marion, N.C. (Feb. 17, 2016) – Approximately 500 kindergarteners from eight elementary schools across McDowell County will participate in a teddy bear clinic hosted by McDowell Hospital Feb. 23-24. The event is designed to educate children about hospitals and medical procedures, while also helping alleviate fears that they may have about healthcare settings. “McDowell Hospital […]

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New Hospitalist Joins Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Emergency Department

/ February 12, 2016

Highlands, N.C. (Feb. 12, 2016) – Dino A. Graziano, MD, has joined Highlands-Cashiers Hospital emergency department/hospitalist group in Highlands.  Dr. Graziano earned his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC.  He is board certified in family medicine, advanced cardiac life support, pediatric advanced life support and advanced trauma life support.  Dr. […]

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Family Support Network a Model of Success

/ February 10, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Feb.10, 2016) – Parents and family members of children with special needs experience a unique sets of challenges each day. The Family Support Network of Western North Carolina at Mission Children’s Hospital provides resources to help meet those challenges, and with recent recognition from the Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care (IPFCC), they’ll […]

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Mission Hospital Receives National Recognition for Women’s Health Services

/ February 8, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 8, 2016) – Mission Hospital has been listed by Becker’s Hospital Review in the 2015 edition of its “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Women’s Health Programs.” “Mission Hospital, on behalf of Mission Women’s Health, is proud and honored to receive this recognition,” said Kellett Letson, MD, Vice President and Chief […]

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New Leader Selected for Angel Medical Center

/ February 3, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 3, 2016) – Angel Medical Center and Mission Health will welcome a new leader on March 7. Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE, will join the hospital as President/Chief Nursing Officer. Former Transylvania Regional Hospital president and current vice president of rural health planning for Mission Health, Bob Bednarek, has […]

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Mauzy-Phillips Center Wins National Award

/ January 29, 2016

Spruce Pine, N.C. (Jan. 29, 2016) – The Mauzy-Phillips Center at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital was recently named the Best New Medical Office Building/Outpatient Center in the 25,000 to 49,999 square foot category by Healthcare Real Estate Insights. The award was presented during the 2015 RealShare Healthcare Real Estate conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. “It’s an honor for […]

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Mission Health Welcomes Medical Director, Research Officer

/ January 25, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 25, 2016) – Mission Health welcomes Steven Limentani, MD, in the dual roles of Vice President & Medical Director, Cancer Services and Chief Research Officer, Mission Health. Dr. Limentani is board certified and fellowship trained in hematology and medical oncology. He attended Tufts University School of Medicine and did his internal medicine […]

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Mission Health and MAHEC Honor Employees at 2016 Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award Program

/ January 25, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (January 25, 2016) – Mission Health and Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) hosted the 16th Annual Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award Program on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Each year, Mission and MAHEC partner to recognize employees for their efforts to promote diversity and inclusion. Two winners, one employee from […]

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