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Mission Hospital Named One of the Nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals 2020 by IBM Watson Health

2020 Study Finds Top Performing Hospitals Provide Improved Patient Care More than Peers ASHEVILLE, N.C. (November 21, 2019) – Mission Hospital was this week named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health. The study spotlights the top-performing cardiovascular hospitals in the US based on a balanced scorecard of publicly available clinical, operational […]

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Mission Health and Cigna Joint Statement on Contract Renewal

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (October 30, 2019) – Mission Health and Cigna have entered into a multi-year agreement for Mission Hospital’s continued participation in Cigna networks. This agreement means all Mission Health entities and providers previously contracted with Cigna remain in-network with no disruption in coverage. Both Mission Health and Cigna are pleased to reach agreement on […]

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Mission Hospital earns three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (September 13, 2019) – Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, has earned a distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and outcomes in isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) procedures. The three-star rating, which denotes the highest category of quality, places Mission Health among the elite for […]

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Mission Health, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Announce Leadership Transitions

HIGHLANDS, N.C. (July 5, 2019) – Mission Health today announced that Jackie Medland, PhD, RN, plans to step down as chief executive officer and chief nursing officer of Highlands-Cashiers Hospital. Mission Health also announced that Timothy Layman, DNP, RN, will be appointed interim chief executive officer and chief nursing officer of the hospital, effective July […]

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Mission Health announces Chad Patrick as new CEO of Mission Hospital

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (June 18, 2019) – Mission Health is excited to announce Chad Patrick as the new Chief Executive Officer for HCA Healthcare’s North Carolina Division’s flagship 763-bed Mission Hospital. Patrick will be joining the team in mid-July. Patrick has served as CEO of HCA Healthcare’s Orange Park Medical Center in Jacksonville, FL, for the […]

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Mission Health Marketing and Communications Receives Gold at National Awards Ceremony

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (June 17, 2019) – On June 5, 2019, Mission Health’s Marketing and Communications team received two nationally-recognized awards during the Hospital Marketing National Southeast Conference in Atlanta. Amongst six categories and four award levels – gold, silver, bronze and honorable mention – the team took home two gold awards for Best Digital/Social Media […]

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Mission Lifting Visitor Limitations

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (April 29, 2019) – The latest report from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Service 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 limitations for all of Mission Health, effective today. Please note that […]

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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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Angel Medical Center’s Seizure Clinic Featured in The Franklin Press

The following story appeared in The Franklin Press on March 19, 2019 FRANKLIN, N.C. (March 19, 2019) – Friday, July 13, 2018 was like any other day for Cynthia Clark – until she found herself lying prone on the pavement with emergency workers by her side. It turns out she had had an epileptic seizure. “I didn’t know […]

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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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HCA Healthcare Announces Greg Lowe as President of Newly Created North Carolina Division

HCA Healthcare veteran Terence van Arkel named North Carolina Division CFO; Mission Health’s Ron Paulus to remain with HCA Nashville, T.N. (February 20, 2019) – HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA), a leading healthcare provider with 185 hospitals and more than 1,800 sites of care in 21 states and the United Kingdom, today announced veteran hospital leader Greg Lowe […]

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Mission Health Implements Flu Restriction Policy for Visitors

Asheville, N.C. (February 15, 2019) – There has been an increase in reported influenza-like illnesses throughout North Carolina. According to the North Carolina Public Health Division, the influenza-like illness activity in the state has reached more than 6 percent, and local transmission has increased. As a result, we are implementing the Mission Health Visitor Restriction […]

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