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

My Mission 36 – Brandy

May 16, 2022
TRANSCRIPT: I had two sons that were actually both born into NICU. It was the comfort that these nurses and healthcare workers were giving to me, and I just thought: this is something that I want to do. I love working at Angel Medical Center. My mission and all of our mission is just really truly for the greater good of our patients. You know? Providing that excellent care and comfort and support and being a companion in both times of joy and sorrow, and when they leave here, I often run into them, sometimes at the grocery store, and when somebody comes up to you and tells you that you really made a difference in their stay, it's priceless, you know, when you get that thanks. As I continue to go on in my education and I get my nurse practitioner's and my doctorate in nursing practice, you know, I plan to stay here. The support that's here? There's no place that I'd rather be.

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The importance of preventative care and annual screenings

May 4, 2022
TRANSCRIPT: [Announcer] "HealthBreak" is sponsored by Mission Health. [Host] Having an annual visit with your healthcare provider is important for them to provide preventative care. Family nurse practitioner, Benjamin Poteat explains. [Dr. Poteat] A lot of folks who have underlying hypertension do not really present with symptoms. Diabetes, we can screen that with lab work. We check for liver function, kidney function, thyroid function, all of those chronic conditions, mount to predict really unfortunate outcomes in the future for patients, if not taken care of appropriately. We look at colorectal screening to screen for colon cancer. We look at mammograms to screen for breast cancer Pap smears to screen for cervical cancer. Hopefully, not find it but if we do, we've detected it early enough, to where it can be dealt with appropriately [Announcer] To learn more, go to

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