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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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CarePartners Featured in Letter to the Editor from The Transylvania Times

/ January 23, 2020

The following story appeared in The Transylvania Times on January 13, 2020. CarePartners Were Wonderful Brevard, N.C. (January 13, 2020) – There are many reasons to feel lucky to live in this area. Add this one to the long list: an extraordinary group of talented and caring nurses, social workers, therapists and others who provide help and comfort […]

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Transylvania Regional Hospital recognized as a Top 20 Critical Access Hospital

BREVARD, N.C. (January 15, 2020) – Transylvania Regional Hospital has earned a spot on the Top 20 Critical Access Hospital (CAH) list, which is created annually by the National Rural Health Association’s (NRHA) Rural Health Policy Institute, iVantage Health Analytics and The Chartis Center for Rural Health. Critical Access Hospitals are rural community hospitals with […]

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Visitor Restrictions Are Now In Place at Mission Health Hospitals Due to Increased Flu Activity

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (January 10, 2020) – 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, Mission Health is implementing the Mission Health Visitor Restriction […]

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Six Mission Health Nurses Honored as North Carolina’s Great 100 Nurses by the Great 100, Inc.

Mission Health nurses and colleagues recently attended a celebration honoring six of our own as North Carolina’s Great 100 Nurses at the annual Great 100, Inc. Gala. ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Since 1989, the Great 100, Inc. has recognized admired and influential nurses across North Carolina, recognizing 100 nurses from the state who are nominated by their peers […]

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Mission Hospital Performs First Robotic-Arm-Assisted Total Knee Replacement

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (December 30th, 2019) – On December 11th, 2019, Mission Hospital became the first in the western North Carolina region to offer robotic-arm-assisted surgery for total knee replacement. This latest advancement in joint surgery transforms the way total knee replacements are performed. “Robotic surgery is changing the way joint replacement surgeries are performed by providing […]

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Transylvania Regional Hospital Featured in Letter to the Editor from The Transylvania Times

/ December 19, 2019

The following story appeared in The Transylvania Times on December 16, 2019. Kudos to Transylvania Regional Hospital Brevard, N.C. (December 16, 2019) – I have just returned home from having hernia surgery at Transylvania Regional Hospital. What amazing service and care provided by Dr. Chavarria and his team. From the time of my arrival to discharge, there was […]

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Visitor Limitations Are Now In Place at Mission Health Hospitals Due to Increased Flu Activity

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (December 16, 2019) – Due to increased flu activity in North Carolina, Mission Health has implemented visitor limitations for all Mission Health hospitals, effective today, December 16, 2019. We encourage visitors younger than 12 and anyone who does not feel well to call patients rather than visit them in the hospital. Visitors can call the […]

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