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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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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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HCA Healthcare to Invest $25 Million in Western North Carolina Small Businesses

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (May 4, 2020) – Mission Health is launching the HCA Healthcare Mission Fund, a $25 million innovation fund to support healthcare-related businesses in Western North Carolina. Created as part of Mission Health’s acquisition by HCA Healthcare – one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers – in early 2019, the HCA Healthcare Mission Fund will […]

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Mission Health Announces Phased Approach for Caring for Non COVID-19 Patients

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (April 27, 2020) –Within the next several days Mission Health plans to begin phasing back in certain services and procedures that were temporarily suspended due to COVID-19. To date, Mission Health has not seen the surge of COVID-19 patients initially anticipated when the pandemic first began to spread across the country. There have […]

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Mission Health to Remove Triage Tents at Local Hospitals

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (April 24, 2020) –Mission Health announced the organization would be removing the emergency triage tents it placed at its hospitals last month. The tents, which were installed as part of standard emergency planning protocols and for training exercises, were to create additional capacity as the COVID-19 pandemic evolved. “Fortunately, we have not yet […]

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