Posted on March 2, 2021

Mission Health relaxes visitation restrictions

ASHEVILLE – March 2, 2021 – As always Mission Health is working continually to ensure we remain a safe place to work and provide care. Beginning March 2, Mission Health hospitals will be relaxing visitor restrictions from the previous level two. We continue to evaluate the current COVID-19 cases in our region to find the […]

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Posted on January 21, 2021

HCA Healthcare Helps Bring Surgical and Procedure PPE Mask Manufacturing to Asheville

New business will supply PPE Level 1 and Level 3 masks for U.S. Distribution ASHEVILLE, NC, January 21, 2021 – Through a new joint venture between HCA Healthcare and A Plus International Inc., and support from the HCA Healthcare Mission Innovation Fund, LLC, production of personal protective equipment (PPE) will be brought to North Carolina […]

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Posted on December 18, 2020

Mission Hospital restricts visitation to level 3 and adjusts entrance hours – Visitor policy temporarily tightened at Mission Hospital campus

ASHEVILLE – December 18, 2020 To protect our patients and staff, at 8 p.m. tonight, Mission Hospital will be elevating our visitor restrictions to Level 3; at this time this change is only for Mission Hospital. We will no longer allow visitors into Mission Hospital’s main building, the north tower, Cancer Center, or St. Joseph’s […]

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Posted on December 14, 2020

Mission Hospital Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

ASHEVILLE, NC, Dec. 14, 2020 – Mission Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ in the fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Mission Hospital’s achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety. The Safety Grade […]

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Most Recent News

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

/ December 10, 2020

ASHEVILLE, NC, Dec. 10, 2020 – Mission Hospital was named as one of the nation’s top performing hospitals by Fortune and IBM® Watson Health®. The annual Fortune/IBM 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals study spotlights leading short-term, acute care, non-federal US hospitals that treat a broad spectrum of cardiology patients. The study is designed to identify impartial, […]

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Mission Health facilities and physicians in network with four additional Health Exchange insurance options for 2021; free insurance hotline

/ November 30, 2020

Asheville – Nov. 13, 2020 – With open enrollment having begun Nov. 1, Mission Health has entered into agreements with Oscar Health, Bright Health, UnitedHealthcare Exchange Plans and Cigna Connect North Carolina, four additional insurance companies offering individual/family plan options for those seeking coverage through the Health Insurance Exchange or Affordable Care Act (ACA). These […]

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Mission Hospital earns prestigious Magnet® Designation, the highest international honor for nursing excellence

/ November 19, 2020

ASHEVILLE – Nov. 19, 2020 – Mission Hospital achieved Magnet® recognition In November as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care. The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program® distinguishes organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence. With this credential, Mission Hospital joins the global community of Magnet-recognized organizations. […]

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Mission Health Announces Partnership with Sarah Cannon to Advance Comprehensive Cancer Programs

/ October 29, 2020

The trusted cancer experts at Mission Health join HCA Healthcare’s Cancer Institute to enhance cancer services for patients across western North Carolina Asheville, North Carolina – (October 29, 2020) — Mission Health has partnered with Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare, to expand its comprehensive cancer services for the thousands of patients facing […]

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Most Recent Videos

New Angel Medical Center Groundbreaking 2021

May 7, 2021
TRANSCRIPT: Greg Lowe, President, North Carolina Division: This construction project is amazing, and it really continues our commitment, HCA Healthcare and Mission's commitment, to the continuation of healthcare services here in Macon County. You know, when you think about hospitals, rural hospitals, across the United States, it's rare to hear of new hospitals being developed, but again you can see it started, and we're just so pleased to to partner with the teams here in Franklin. Karen Gorby, CEO/CNO Angel Medical Center: I want to acknowledge today that this would not have been possible without Mission Health and HCA. This 68 million dollar facility is state-of-the-art. It offers up-to-date clinical services and the latest of technology. Johnny Mira-Knipple, Chair, Angel Medical Center Board of Trustees: Today we're standing here because both Mission Health and HCA made a promise to Macon County into Franklin to invest in our community and provide this community with something to be proud of and to lead us into the next 50 years. Karen Gorby, CEO/CNO Angel Medical Center: As we turn over this soil, we will honor AMC's history and celebrate the new AMC's future. I want to thank everyone for the countless numbers of hours that they have spent making the new Angel Medical Center project a reality. Janet Greene, Member, Angel Medical Center Board of Trustees: May the new structure which will be raised here be a place of healing and hope. May each stage of building bring joy to this community and to all who will work here, and may every staff member and administrator feel encouraged and supported along the way.

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Get the Vaccine

May 4, 2021
👨⚕️ ☑️ William Hathaway, MD, Chief Medical Officer for Mission Health on the COVID-19 vaccine and why you should get it. #Vaccine resources available at #coronavirus #MissionRemainsSafe Learn more at

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