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Mission Health Caregivers Take Top Honor in McDowell

/ August 5, 2016

Asheville, N.C. (August 5, 2016) – Several Mission Health caregivers, including two from the same practice, were recently honored by the community for their great work in McDowell County when the readers of the McDowell News voted them “Best of McDowell County 2016.” The list was published in a special July 31st advertorial. The honors […]

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Mission Hospital Named Among High Performing Hospitals in 9 Procedures and Conditions

/ August 4, 2016

U.S. News & World Report released its 2016 list of U.S. hospitals with high performing ratings in all nine types of care, with Mission Hospital among only 63 nationwide that “swept the table.” Below is the complete write-up from U.S. News & World Report. High Performing Hospitals in 9 Procedures and Conditions  Out of more than 4,500 […]

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Asheville Pulmonary and Mission Hospital Solidify Relationship Through PSA

/ July 29, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – (July 28, 2016) – Asheville Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates (APCCA) and Mission Hospital have long worked in close partnership to provide high quality care and are now enhancing their existing relationship by entering into a professional services agreement effective Nov. 1. “This is a natural evolution to an already excellent relationship. […]

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Mission Health’s Jonathan Yeatman Among Becker’s Hospital Review’s “Rising Stars”

/ July 28, 2016

Becker’s Hospital Review released its 2016 list of Rising Stars: 50 Healthcare Leaders Under 40, which included Mission Health Chief Strategy Officer Jonathan Yeatman. Below is the complete write-up from Becker’s. Jonathon Yeatman. Chief Strategy Officer of Mission Health (Asheville, N.C.). Mr. Yeatman, who joined Mission Health in 2011, was promoted in June to the […]

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Transylvania Regional Hospital Breaks Ground on $7.8 Million Emergency Department Expansion

/ July 26, 2016

BREVARD, N.C. (JULY 25, 2016) – Mission Health and Transylvania Regional Hospital officials joined members of the community today in a groundbreaking ceremony for a $7.8 million expansion of the hospital’s Emergency Department. The new Emergency Department will open in fall 2017 and will replace the existing department with a 10,700-square-foot addition, including a 1,555-square-foot renovation. […]

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Mission Hospital Ranked Among Best in North Carolina by U.S. News & World Report

/ July 21, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (July 21, 2016) – Mission Hospital was recently ranked No. 5 out of about 150 hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in the category of best hospitals in North Carolina for 2015-2016. Mission Hospital also received the highest ranking among hospitals in western North Carolina. In addition to its No. 5 ranking, […]

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Marion, N.C. (July 16, 2016) — During construction on Saturday, July 16, 2016, phone lines to McDowell Hospital were inadvertently cut. This will impact calls to McDowell Hospital until approximately 8:30pm on Saturday, July 16th. For anyone in an emergency situation, please call 9-1-1. For anyone needing to contact a patient or employee of McDowell […]

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WLOS Health Alert: McDowell Hospital Pharmacist Dan Garrett Recognized for Innovative “Asheville Project”

/ July 14, 2016

WLOS — ASHEVILLE — One pharmacist believes it takes the entire medical community to promote better health and druggists are no exception. With the help of pharmacist Dan Garrett, longtime healthcare provider Donna Borowski took another approach to battle diabetes. “I was diagnosed at 50 with diabetes, having had a strong family history,” Borowski said. […]

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Mission Health’s President and CEO Testifies during U.S. Senate Hearing

/ July 12, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (July 12, 2016) –  Ronald A. Paulus, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mission Health testified today before the Senate Finance Committee at the hearing “Examining the Stark Law: Current Issues and Opportunities.” Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) introduced Dr. Paulus.  “After testifying today, I am encouraged by the bipartisan discussion on the […]

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Gotta Catch Them All? Catch These Pokemon GO Safety Tips First

/ July 12, 2016

By Lizzie Laws Are you wondering why you see adults wandering around your street, a teenager run around your office building in the middle of the day staring into his phone while suddenly changing directions or a co-worker walk aimlessly into a closed meeting? Pokemon GO may soon surpass Twitter’s online traffic, but what exactly is […]

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Mission Health Named 2016 “Most Wired”

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (July 6, 2016) – Mission Health has been named one of the country’s “Most Wired,” joining just nine other health systems in North Carolina that received this distinction. Hospitals & Health Networks named the Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems in the 18th Annual Health Care’s Most Wired® survey, released today by the […]

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New England Journal of Medicine: Immersion Day — Transforming Governance and Policy by Putting on Scrubs

/ June 28, 2016

Richard W. Bock, M.D., and Ronald A. Paulus, M.D. N Engl J Med 2016; 374:1201-1203March 31, 2016DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1600068 The U.S. health care industry has long been beset by seemingly intractable problems: incomplete and unequal access to care; perverse payment incentives; fragmented, uncoordinated care that threatens patient safety and wastes money; and much more. These challenges […]

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