For the Media

Stroke & Neurological Disorders Support Group – Angel Medical Center

/ July 5, 2017

Open to adults who have experienced any form of brain injury, such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson’s or ALS. Meetings are the 1st Wednesday of each month, in the cafeteria. For more information, call (828)369-4171.

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PERKS – Angel Medical Center

/ August 29, 2017

PERKS (Program for Early Recovery from Knee Surgery) This program is an evidence-based approach to better prepare patients for their knee replacement surgery. Meetings take place in the cafeteria of Angel Medical Center. For more information, contact Jeffrey Meadows at

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Mission Weight Management: Free Surgical Information Session – Cherokee

/ July 20, 2017

Learn about our many surgical options for weight loss. Call 828-213-4100 or visit

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Back to School Health Tips: Live on Facebook Monday, August 15

/ August 15, 2016

On Monday, August 15 at 7:00 p.m., join us LIVE on Facebook as Luella Guzman, MD, of Angel Pediatrics discusses what you need to know for the upcoming “Back to School” season. Topics include: Establishing a primary care provider Preventing commonly spread viruses Eating protein-packed foods to support your little one’s active lifestyle Setting a […]

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Memorial Butterfly Release – Angel Medical Center

/ August 19, 2016

The public is invited to join Angel Home Care and Hospice as we hold a Memorial Butterfly Release Ceremony to honor the memory of our hospice patients. The ceremony will be held on Friday, August 19, at 10:30 a.m. on the Angel Medical Center campus. For more information, call Angel Home Care and Hospice at […]

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Angel Medical Center’s Seizure Clinic Featured in The Franklin Press

The following story appeared in The Franklin Press on March 19, 2019 FRANKLIN, N.C. (March 19, 2019) – Friday, July 13, 2018 was like any other day for Cynthia Clark – until she found herself lying prone on the pavement with emergency workers by her side. It turns out she had had an epileptic seizure. “I didn’t know […]

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Mission Health activates Visitor Limitation Policy due to increased influenza-like activity, asks visitors to help limit patient visits

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (January 3, 2019) – Mission Health is implementing its Visitor Limitation Policy and asking patients’ family members and friends to limit hospital visits, effective Jan. 3. Visitors younger than 12 and those who do not feel well are encouraged to call patients instead of visiting them. All persons visiting the hospital and community members […]

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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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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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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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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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