For the Media


Announcing the Rapid Access Anemia Clinic

/ July 14, 2020

Mission Health is pleased to announce the Rapid Access Anemia Clinic, a service that specializes in the expedited evaluation, treatment and management of suspected or recurrent iron deficiency, preoperative anemia and anemia caused by chronic renal insufficiency. The Mission Health Rapid Access Anemia Clinic offers a variety of services, including anemia evaluations, transfusion, iron infusion, […]

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Mission Health moves to Level 2 visitation

/ June 26, 2020

ASHEVILLE – June 23, 2020 As always Mission Health is working continually to ensure we remain a safe place to work and provide care. To protect our patients and staff, Mission Health has been screening all patients and visitors to all of our hospitals and hospital access has been limited. In addition to those restrictions […]

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Mission Health Activates Additional Visitor Precautions

(click to enlarge) ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 4, 2020) – As always, Mission Health is working continually to help ensure we remain a safe place to work and provide care. At this time, we currently have no confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) at any Mission Health facility. To protect our patients and staff, Mission Health is actively reducing […]

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Sidewalk and Lane Closure on Biltmore Avenue

/ March 27, 2019

Due to a permanent reconfiguration of the Mission Hospital entrance at the intersection of Biltmore Avenue and Rose Chapman Drive, the sidewalk along the west side of Biltmore Avenue from Hospital Drive to Rose Chapman Drive will be closed from Sunday, March 31, to Sunday, April 28. The NCDOT and City of Asheville have both […]

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Mission Health Lifting Visitor Restrictions, Back to Limitations

/ March 8, 2019

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 8, 2019) – The latest report from the North Carolina health department shows a decrease in influenza-like illness in our region. As a result, Infection Prevention, in consultation with Mission’s Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Public Health Epidemiologist, is lifting visitor restrictions and moving back to limitations for all of Mission Health, […]

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Blue Ridge Regional Hospital Celebrates Application to be a Pathway®-Designated Hospital

SPRUCE PINE, NC (April 16, 2018) – Blue Ridge Regional Hospital celebrated its application to be a Pathway®-designated hospital today. The Pathway to Excellence Program® recognizes healthcare organizations that achieve and maintain a healthy workplace for professional nurses. Pathway to Excellence® standards range from nurse satisfaction and engagement to patient satisfaction. Involvement in leading quality […]

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Mission Hospital Offers $2,000 sign-on bonus for Cleaning Professionals

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 9th, 2018) – Mission Hospital in Asheville is offering a $2,000 bonus to new full-time Cleaning Professionals in their Environmental Services division. The bonus is paid incrementally after two weeks, 90 days and one year. No experience is required – training and development are provided on the job. Successful candidates will have a […]

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Mission Health Congratulates All Mission Health Partners Accountable Care Organization Members For Performance Among The Best In The Nation On Both Cost And Quality

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (October 16, 2017) – Mission Health today applauded the extraordinary work of Mission Health Partners (MHP), western North Carolina’s local Accountable Care Organization (ACO) comprised of more than 555 independent physicians from across the region, as well as physicians from MAHEC, Mission Health and Pardee Hospital.  MHP’s performance was among the very best […]

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CMS Releases 2016 Quality Performance Reports for Medicare Shared Savings Program – Mission Health Partners Performs Among the Highest in the Nation

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (October 16, 2017) – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its 2016 Quality and Financial Performance Results, showing that Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) continue to improve the quality of healthcare for Medicare beneficiaries while also decreasing costs for consumers and taxpayers.  Of note, the data also show that our […]

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Mission Health CEO Tapped to Testify Before Congress on Drug Pricing Program, Testimony Highlights Investment in Community

/ October 13, 2017

Mission Health President and Chief Executive Officer Ronald A. Paulus, MD was tapped to testify before the a subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives’ on Oct. 11, 2017. During his testimony Dr. Paulus highlighted Mission Health’s 130-year legacy of compassionate caring as well as its charity care and community benefit activities. “Mission Health is […]

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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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McDowell Hospital Replacement Project Reaches Milestone

Hospital, community leaders sign final steel beam MARION, N.C. (Sept. 30, 2016) – A $45 million project designed to replace McDowell Hospital with a brand new, state-of-the-art expanded facility reached a critical milestone today with a topping off ceremony. Community members, hospital and Mission Health staff, and local leaders gathered outside the hospital’s main entrance […]

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