Wall Street Journal: How to Get the Most Out of a Doctors Visit

/ January 10, 2017

Dr. Shannon Dowler of the primary care provider team at Mission Health Biltmore Park was featured in a Jan. 9 story in the Wall Street Journal. Read the full article here, or visit wsj.com.

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McDowell Hospital Announces its 2017 New Year’s Baby

/ January 10, 2017

Marion, N.C.  (January 4, 2017) – Born at 1:04 pm on January 6, 2017, Zolton Riddik Hutchins was delivered and became the 2017 New Year’s Baby for McDowell Hospital. Zolton was delivered by family-centered C-section and weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 inches long. Zolton’s parents are Travis Hutchins and Victoria Lee Davis. […]

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Mission Health’s CEO Selected to Serve on National Committee

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (January 9, 2017) – Ronald A. Paulus, MD, Mission Health’s President and CEO, has been selected to serve on the American Hospital Association’s Committee on Health Strategy and Innovation. In a letter to the appointed members, Nancy Howell Agee, Committee Chair and President and CEO of Carilion Clinic, said, “We look forward to […]

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Blue Ridge Regional Hospital Announces its 2017 New Year’s Baby

/ January 5, 2017

Spruce Pine, N.C.  (Jan. 4, 2017) – Born at 8:23 am on January 2, 2017, Matthew Paul Antony was delivered and became the 2017 New Year’s Baby for Blue Ridge Regional Hospital.  Matthew weighed 6 pounds 9 ounces and was 19 inches long. Matthew’s parents are Bobby Paul Antony and Preena Mathew. Robert Murphy, MD, […]

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Show your continued support for our region’s firefighters

/ November 28, 2016

Thank you for supporting firefighters across our communities! The western North Carolina community has donated tons of supplies in recent days to the men and women fighting forest fires, and we sincerely appreciate your show of support and gratitude for the men and women battling the forest fires across our region. Through your generosity, we […]

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Thank Firefighters with a Letter or Card to Show Support

/ November 18, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 18, 2016) – 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 – […]

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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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