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Mission Hospital Attains American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award With Target: Stroke SM Honor Roll Elite Plus Ranking

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (June 8, 2018) – Mission Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Mission Hospital’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 to the […]

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Mission Hospital Receives ‘A’ for Patient Safety

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (May 4, 2018) – The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C.-based organization aiming to improve healthcare quality and safety for consumers and purchasers, recently released the new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. Mission Hospital has been awarded an ‘A’ for its efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the […]

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Mission Sports Medicine Announces Partnership with Asheville City Soccer Club

ASHEVILLE, NC (April 23, 2018) – New for 2018, Mission Sports Medicine will join the Asheville City Soccer Club in a mutually beneficial community partnership. The joint opportunity affords Asheville City Soccer athletes access to athletic trainers and expert medical care from Mission’s comprehensive team of fellowship-trained sports medicine specialists. It also allows Mission Sports […]

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Blue Ridge Regional Hospital Celebrates Application to be a Pathway®-Designated Hospital

SPRUCE PINE, NC (April 16, 2018) – Blue Ridge Regional Hospital celebrated its application to be a Pathway®-designated hospital today. The Pathway to Excellence Program® recognizes healthcare organizations that achieve and maintain a healthy workplace for professional nurses. Pathway to Excellence® standards range from nurse satisfaction and engagement to patient satisfaction. Involvement in leading quality […]

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Mission Orthopedics and Spine Opens in Hendersonville

ASHEVILLE, NC (April 9, 2018) – Mission Health has opened Mission Orthopedics and Spine of Hendersonville at 2315 Asheville Highway, Hendersonville. The facility is now accepting patients who need treatment for orthopedics, sports medicine and spine care services with no appointment necessary. Leading the team will be Thomas Starnes, MD, of Mission Orthopedics. “I’m excited […]

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Thomas Lindsay, MD, Featured in The Laurel of Highlands and Cashiers

The following article appeared in the April 2018 issue of The Laurel of Highlands and Cashiers. While many people may make moral judgments about substance abusers, today’s medical professionals model a new stance: Addiction is a treatable disease. Thanks to the good work of physicians like Thomas Lindsay, MD, of Mission Community Primary Care in […]

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Mission Hospital Offers $2,000 sign-on bonus for Cleaning Professionals

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 9th, 2018) – Mission Hospital in Asheville is offering a $2,000 bonus to new full-time Cleaning Professionals in their Environmental Services division. The bonus is paid incrementally after two weeks, 90 days and one year. No experience is required – training and development are provided on the job. Successful candidates will have a […]

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Mission Hospital Earns Top Rating in Heart Patient Care, Heart Surgery

Asheville, NC (February 26, 2018) – Mission Hospital has earned a distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and outcomes in coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery and lobectomy (a partial lung resection) for lung cancer. The three-star rating, which denotes the highest category of quality, places Mission […]

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KISS Country Cares for Kids Radiothon Celebrates Ten Years of Strengthening Mission Children’s Hospital

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (February 16, 2018) – The 10th annual KISS Country 99.9 Cares for Kids Radiothon fundraiser to benefit Mission Children’s Hospital is a much-anticipated live event that raises both awareness and critical funds for Mission Children’s Hospital. This year’s two-day fundraising event will take place on March 2nd and 3rd, from 6:00am to 6:00pm […]

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Mission Health Announces Temporary Closures at Mission-Pardee Health Campus Due to Water Main Break

ASHEVILLE, NC (February 6, 2018) – Due to a water main break in the Fletcher/Arden area, Mission Health has announced that all facilities at the Mission-Pardee Campus have been closed today with anticipated re-opening on a normal schedule tomorrow, unless otherwise notified. Mission Health impacted locations include the following facilities: Mission Vista Family Health Mission […]

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Mission Health Elevates Visitor Restrictions Due to Increased Flu Activity in North Carolina

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (January 26, 2018) – Mission Health is elevating its restrictions because of an increase in reported influenza-like illness throughout North Carolina. Effective immediately, only partners and immediate family members over the age of 12 will be permitted in patient care areas. Mission Health previously asked visitors to limit hospital visits based on recommendations […]

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McDowell Hospital Announces Name Changes and Opening Date for New Hospital

MARION, N.C. (January 12, 2018) – McDowell Hospital today announced that the first official day for providing patient care at its brand new state-of-the-art hospital will be February 23, 2018. Upon opening, the new hospital will be named Mission Hospital McDowell to help support the community in gaining a full understanding of the remarkable healthcare […]

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