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Mission Health Announces Mountain Area Health Education Center as Successor to lead Safe Kids WNC Program

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (April 22, 2020) – Mission Health and Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) today announced that effective April 27, Safe Kids WNC is transitioning to become a program of MAHEC. The entirety of the Safe Kids WNC program will remain fully operational throughout and after the transition of the program to MAHEC, and current […]

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Mission to Resume Surgeries Monday, Visitor Restrictions Remain in Place

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (May 1, 2020) – Mission Health has begun to thoughtfully re-introduce certain procedures and surgeries at its facilities across Western North Carolina as it continues to monitor the dynamic shifts of the COVID-19 pandemic. “These procedures have been classified within tiers of urgency and acuity, allowing us to prioritize services as we take a […]

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Mission Health Releases 2019 Reports

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (May 1, 2020) – Mission Health has released its 2019 Annual Report and Capital Expenditure Report summarizing HCA Healthcare’s accomplishments with the commitments made under the Asset Purchase Agreement relating to HCA Healthcare’s acquisition of Mission Health, including the progress it has made on multi-year commitments such as building a replacement hospital for Angel […]

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Mission Health announces sweeping programs to protect colleagues amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (April 3, 2020) – Mission Health, as part of HCA Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, is announcing a comprehensive effort to protect its colleagues during the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past few weeks, Mission Health has experienced a decrease in surgery and outpatient volume as a result of COVID-19, leading […]

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Mission Health Implements Universal Masking

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (April 2, 2020) – Mission Health announced that all staff and providers in all patient care areas will now wear masks, expanding their use beyond suspected or positive COVID cases. Masks will be optional only for staff in non-patient care areas who can consistently maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet aside […]

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Mission Health Stands Up Triage Tents at Local Hospitals to Prepare for COVID-19

Tents Next Step in Emergency Planning Protocols ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 31, 2020) – Mission Health announced today the organization would be moving forward with standing up tents at its hospitals in the coming days to create additional capacity for triaging patients outside of emergency departments, should it become necessary as the COVID-19 outbreak evolves. “All Mission […]

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Mission Health suspends visitation to all facilities

ASHEVILLE – March 21, 2020 As always Mission Health is working continually to help ensure we remain a safe place to work and provide care. To protect our patients and staff, at 7 p.m. tonight Mission Health will be elevating our visitor restrictions to Level 3, and will no longer allow visitors to any facilities […]

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Mission Hospital to Suspend Non-Essential Surgeries and Procedures Effective Monday, March 23, 2020

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 21, 2020) – Today, Mission Hospital announced the suspension of all non-essential surgery and procedures effective Monday, March 23, in response to new CMS Guidelines issued as a result of the growing COVID-19 outbreak. “Mission Hospital has well-established protocols in place to care for patients with infectious diseases, and we have been […]

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Mission Health Activates Additional Visitor Precautions

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 17, 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 has been screening all patients […]

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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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Mission Health Named Healthcare Partner of the 2020 Southern Conference Basketball Tournament

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (February 28, 2020) – For the third straight year, Mission Health was selected as the official Health Partner of the SoCon Basketball Tournament. Under the partnership, Mission Sports Medicine’s orthopedic and primary care sports medicine physicians will oversee care for Division I Men’s and Women’s student athletes, providing primary, emergency, musculoskeletal and concussion […]

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3 Mission Hospital Nurses Awarded the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

Join us in congratulating our most recent Mission Hospital quarterly DAISY Award Honorees for Extraordinary Nurses! Kayla Peninger, RN, BSN Oncology Nomination from a family member “This young woman is one of the best. My sister was diagnosed with cancer on 22 of August. She is a 12-hr employee that never showed anger, tiredness, being […]

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