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Mission Health relaxes visitation restrictions

/ March 2, 2021

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

/ January 21, 2021

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

/ December 18, 2020

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

/ December 14, 2020

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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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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Mission Health collects more than 129 pounds of opioids during take back day

/ October 28, 2020

Mission Hospital along with our sister hospitals in the region collected 129.31 pounds of opioid medications during its “Crush the Crisis” opioid take back day Saturday to help combat the nation’s opioid crisis. Community members participated in the event by dropping off unused and expired prescription medications. Our thanks to all area law enforcement who […]

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Own The Bone: Mission’s Fracture Prevention Program

/ October 26, 2020

Asheville, North Carolina—October 26, 2020 – Each year, the International Osteoporosis Foundation kicks off a new campaign with World Osteoporosis Day on October 20, launching a year-long campaign dedicated to raising global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease. This year’s campaign, “That’s Osteoporosis,” aims to put bone, muscle […]

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AVR and CABG Surgery

/ October 21, 2020

Asheville, Oct. 21, 2020 – Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, has earned a three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) in three distinguished categories for its patient care and outcomes in aortic valve replacement (AVR) combined with coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) procedures and isolated aortic […]

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Mission Health collaborates with EVERFi to bring mental health and wellness course to Buncombe County students

/ October 12, 2020

Asheville, Oct. 12, 2020 – Mission Health, the North Carolina Division of HCA Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, last week announced that it has collaborated with EVERFI, an international technology company driving social change through education, to launch an interactive, mental health and wellness digital education course for middle and high school […]

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