For the Media

Mission Health Announces Temporary Closures at Mission-Pardee Health Campus Due to Water Main Break

ASHEVILLE, NC (February 6, 2018) – Due to a water main break in the Fletcher/Arden area, Mission Health has announced that all facilities at the Mission-Pardee Campus have been closed today with anticipated re-opening on a normal schedule tomorrow, unless otherwise notified. Mission Health impacted locations include the following facilities: Mission Vista Family Health Mission […]

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Mission Health Elevates Visitor Restrictions Due to Increased Flu Activity in North Carolina

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (January 26, 2018) – Mission Health is elevating its restrictions because of an increase in reported influenza-like illness throughout North Carolina. Effective immediately, only partners and immediate family members over the age of 12 will be permitted in patient care areas. Mission Health previously asked visitors to limit hospital visits based on recommendations […]

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Mission Community Primary Care addition Dana Wadsworth, MD, Featured in The Laurel of Highlands and Cashiers

The following article appeared in the December issue of The Laurel of Highlands and Cashiers. There’s something magical about the Plateau. It beckons the very best. Dana Wadsworth, MD, heard that call 15 years ago when she bought a cabin in Highlands. A decade and a half later she surrendered fulltime to Highlands’ beauty, serenity […]

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Mission Health Named One of the Nation’s Best and Brightest in Wellness® for 2017

Asheville, NC (January 2, 2018) – Mission Health has been named a Best and Brightest in Wellness® company for the third consecutive year by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR; This award program highlights those organizations nationwide that promote a culture of wellness, and that plan, implement and evaluate their employee wellness efforts. […]

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Mission Health Receives National Award for Culture of Excellence

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (June 7, 2016) – Leaders from the healthcare industry recently gathered for the Excellence in Healthcare Conference, and Mission Health took home one of the event’s top prizes: the 2016 Culture of Excellence Award. The conference, hosted by Professional Research Consultants (PRC) and the Institute for Healthcare Excellence, is dedicated to helping hospitals […]

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The Highlander: Hospital Starts ER Renovation

/ June 28, 2016

BY: CARTER GIEGERICH The Highlander Renovations to the Highlands-Cashiers Hospital emergency room got underway as members of the hospital’s board and Mission Health staff met to break ground on the project at an April 26 ceremony. “I think the community will start to see the steel go up this summer, and that’ll be huge,” said […]

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New imaging technology available to Blue Ridge Regional Hospital patients

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (May 18, 2016) – Blue Ridge Regional Hospital is excited to announce the addition of a 64-slice GE Optima 660 CT Scanner to their Imaging Services Department. This new state-of-the-art technology delivers better diagnostic imaging with the potential for a lower dose of radiation, which is particularly important in pediatric patients. In addition […]

read more If You’re Sick, These 10 Hospitals In North Carolina Are The Best In The State

/ May 16, 2016

When you’re sick, you want the very best treatment possible. Not all hospitals have the same standards. Out of North Carolina’s approximately 150 hospitals, four are nationally-ranked, and 17 more are high-performing. According to U.S. News and World Report, these are the 10 highest-rated hospitals in North Carolina. No. 5 – Mission Hospital Mission Hospital […]

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Asheville Citizen-Times: Special Report – Mission Health at a Crossroads

/ March 29, 2015

The Citizen-Times observed Mission Health System — from the board room to the operating room — to report a series of stories that started March 29. On Sundays over four weeks, we opened a window into Western North Carolina’s largest company as regional health care undergoes the biggest change in its history. Click here to read […]

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