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Mission Community Primary Care addition Dana Wadsworth, MD, Featured in The Laurel of Highlands and Cashiers

The following article appeared in the December issue of The Laurel of Highlands and Cashiers. There’s something magical about the Plateau. It beckons the very best. Dana Wadsworth, MD, heard that call 15 years ago when she bought a cabin in Highlands. A decade and a half later she surrendered fulltime to Highlands’ beauty, serenity […]

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Transylvania Regional Hospital’s Transitional Care Unit Earns 5-Star Rating by Nursing Home Compare on Medicare.gov.

BREVARD, N.C. (Dec. 15, 2017) – The Transitional Care Unit of Transylvania Regional Hospital earned a 5-star overall rating (out of 5 stars) in 2017, for the fourth year in a row by Nursing Home Compare on Medicare.gov. Only 12 percent of the nation’s nearly 16,000 skilled nursing facilities received this highest ranking. Medicare.gov is […]

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CarePartners Home Care and Hospice Featured in The Laurel of Highlands and Cashiers

The following article appeared in the November issue of The Laurel of Highlands and Cashiers. Mission Health’s CarePartners provides compassionate post-acute care including rehabilitation, home health, adult care, hospice and palliative care for patients and families served by Highlands-Cashiers Hospital. No one should have to face end-of-life decisions or a chronic illness alone. CarePartners Hospice […]

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Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Awarded Performance Leadership Recognition by Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health in Area of Patient Outcomes

HIGHLANDS-CASHIERS, N.C. (November 20, 2017) – Highlands-Cashiers Hospital, part of Mission Health, earned a 2017 Performance Leader Award in Outcomes from the Chartis Center for Rural Health and iVantage Health Analytics, which tracks rural hospital performance across the country, and informs both the industry and the public about rural healthcare in the United States. Excellent […]

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Angel Medical Center Recognized by Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health as 2017 Performance Leader in Outcomes

FRANKLIN, N.C. (November 20, 2017) – Angel Medical Center, part of Mission Health, earned a 2017 Performance Leader Award in Outcomes from the Chartis Center for Rural Health and iVantage Health Analytics, which tracks rural hospital performance across the country, and informs both the industry and the public about rural healthcare in the United States. […]

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Mission Health Marketing and Communications Recognized with Numerous Awards at Annual CHPRMS Event

/ November 20, 2017

Last week at the annual Wallie and Golden Tusk Awards, Mission Health’s Marketing, Communications and Consumer Loyalty team was recognized for award-winning projects that exceeded industry standards in the Carolinas. Mission Health was awarded seven trophies – one Gold Wallie Award, four Silver Wallie Awards and two Golden Tusks. Hosted by the Carolinas Healthcare Public […]

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Mission Hospital Named One of the Nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals By IBM Watson Health For Twelfth Time

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (November 10, 2017) – Mission Hospital has been recognized, for a remarkable twelfth time, as one of the nation’s Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals for 2018 by the respected IBM Watson Health (previously known as Truven Health Analytics), a leader in assessing clinical quality and value-based care. A wide range of objective data focusing […]

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Partnership Between Mission Health and Macon County Leadership Results in New Ambulance and Enhanced EMS Services for Macon County Residents

Asheville, NC (November 2, 2017) – A successful collaboration between Mission Health and Macon County leadership, with extraordinary support from the Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Foundation, the Mission Health Department of Philanthropy and generous community donors, has resulted in the fully-funded purchase of a much-needed, brand new ambulance for emergency patient transport in Macon County. “When I […]

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Angel Medical Center Reviews Potential Site for Replacement Facility at the Intersection of Highway 441 and Hunnicut Lane

FRANKLIN, N.C. (November 1, 2017) – Angel Medical Center began its evaluation of properties for its new replacement hospital this summer and has recently completed a due diligence assessment phase on a potential location.  Based on the assessment, the site under evaluation at 1 Center Court Franklin, N.C., located at the intersection of Hwy 441 […]

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McDowell Hospital Earns “A” for Patient Safety in Fall 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

MARION, NC (October 31, 2017) – McDowell Hospital has earned the desirable “A” grade for safety from the Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the  U. S. health care system. It is the fourth consecutive “A” rating for McDowell Hospital. The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care […]

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Mission Health Designated a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence™ by the American College of Radiology

/ October 19, 2017

Mission Health 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 comprehensive assessment of the entire medical imaging […]

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Mission Health Workforce Wellness Program Named one of Top 48 in America by the National Business Group on Health’s Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® Program

/ September 28, 2017

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (September 27, 2017) – Mission Health has been ranked by the National Business Group on Health (NBGH) as an employer with one of the country’s best workforce health and well-being programs, as recognized by their Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® initiative. This places Mission Health among an exclusive list of only 48 U.S. […]

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