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Transylvania Regional Hospital Designated an ACR Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence

Brevard, N.C. (October 26, 2018) – Transylvania Regional Hospital has been designated a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence™ (DICOE) by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The DICOE program, which represents the pinnacle of medical imaging care, is an achievement that goes beyond accreditation to recognize best-quality imaging practices and diagnostic care. This includes a […]

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Blue Ridge Regional Hospital Designated an ACR Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence

Spruce Pine, N.C. (October 26, 2018) – Blue Ridge Regional Hospital has been designated a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence™ (DICOE) by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The DICOE program, which represents the pinnacle of medical imaging care, is an achievement that goes beyond accreditation to recognize best-quality imaging practices and diagnostic care. This […]

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Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Food and Nutrition Team Receive National Safety Recognition

Highlands, N.C. (October 23, 2018) – The Food and Nutrition team at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital was recently awarded 3rd place in National Safety from Morrison Healthcare out of 700 other hospitals within the nation. “I am beyond proud of our team here at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital,” said Nicole Whitmire, Director of Food and Nutrition Services. “Our team […]

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Eckerd Living Center Receives 5-Star Rating

HIGHLANDS, N.C. (September 19, 2018) – Eckerd Living Center (ELC) at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital, a part of Mission Health, has earned a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Eckerd Living Center is the only 5-star skilled nursing facility in the 6 western-most counties of North Carolina. Additionally, ELC is one of […]

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Information for the Community Regarding Mission Health’s Hurricane Preparations and What Area Residents Should Know

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (September 14, 2018) – Mission Health has been participating in statewide calls to support evacuation efforts since Monday. Although most evacuated patients have been bedded by hospitals further east, Mission has been receiving ambulatory evacuees through the Emergency Department. We will continue to evaluate state transfer needs and assist as capacity allows. As […]

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Mission Hospital Ranked Among Nation’s Best Hospitals – One of only 29 Hospitals in the United States to Receive Top Ranking

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (August 17, 2018) – Mission Hospital has been recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its 2018-2019 edition of Best Hospitals. Mission was one of only the 29 hospitals, less than 1 percent of the hospitals evaluated, that got the top rating in […]

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Rural Communities To Receive Proceeds From Mission Health Sale When Closed

Each Member Entity will receive $15 million to improve the health and wellbeing of their community ASHEVILLE, N.C. (August 20, 2018) – Mission Health’s Board of Directors today announced that if and when the Mission Health and HCA Healthcare (HCA) transaction is closed, each Entity Legacy Foundation* will receive a distribution of $15 million dollars […]

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Mission Hospital for Advanced Medicine Looking for Artists

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (August 14, 2018) — Mission Health, in partnership with EL Design Studios & Gallery VI, is recruiting all artists, galleries and art organizations for work that may be considered for purchase and display at the new Mission Hospital for Advanced Medicine. Artists are invited to submit images of both 2D and 3D work, […]

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Mission Health System Announces the Creation of Dogwood Health Trust – Successor Foundation is Significant Outcome of HCA Healthcare Acquisition

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (July 16, 2018) – The Board of Directors of Mission Health System, Inc. (“MHS”) is pleased to announce the creation of the Dogwood Health Trust (“DHT”), a North Carolina nonprofit, private non-operating foundation. As set forth in its articles of incorporation, DHT’s sole purpose is: “to dramatically improve the health and well-being of […]

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Mission Health Earns National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home™ standards emphasize enhanced care through patient-clinician partnership ASHEVILLE, N.C. (July 12, 2018) – The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has announced that Mission Health Primary Care practices of western North Carolina earned NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and […]

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Angel Medical Center Receives AHA Gold Plus Award

FRANKLIN, N.C. (June 8, 2018) – Angel Medical Center (AMC) has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes AMC’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. According to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, […]

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Mission Hospital McDowell Receives Silver Plus Award for Stroke Care

MARION, NC. (June 8, 2018) – Mission Hospital McDowell has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Mission Hospital McDowell’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. According […]

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