April 18, 2019

Michele Pilon: Rehabilitation Services at Transylvania Regional Hospital: Helping Patients Get Back to Living Life Fully

By Michele Pilon Chief Executive Officer/Chief Nursing Officer, Transylvania Regional Hospital We often associate emergency services, specialty care, or the latest and greatest new treatments on the horizon for such things as cancer and heart disease, with the services that hospitals provide. One service area that can go unsung but is all-encompassing and vitally important […]

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April 18, 2019

Carol Wolfenbarger: Mission Hospital McDowell Celebrates National Healthcare Decisions Day by Offering No-Cost Education and Materials about Advanced Care Decisions to the Community

Carol Wolfenbarger Chief Executive Officer, Mission Hospital McDowell When I think of advance healthcare decision making, I remember my mother, who would frequently tell my sisters and me that she never wanted to be on a device to support her breathing. When it came time to make a determination about her survival, all of the […]

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April 18, 2019

Jackie Medland: Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Thanks Outgoing Board of Trustees Members, Welcomes New Members, and Positions Itself to Enter a New and Exciting Institutional Era

By Jackie Medland Chief Executive Officer/Chief Nursing Officer, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Spring is on its way to the Plateau and with it, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital, the Eckerd Living Center, and our affiliated practices are entering an exciting new era of growth with Mission Health’s becoming part of HCA Healthcare. We are already feeling how the health system […]

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April 18, 2019

Becky Carter: Blue Ridge Regional Hospital Recognizes National Healthcare Decisions Day, Provides Education to Community on the Power of Advanced Medical Directives

By Becky Carter Chief Executive Officer/Chief Nursing Officer, Blue Ridge Regional Hospital As we welcome the beauty and warmer temps of spring, it’s also an ideal time to do a little spring cleaning, and our file cabinets are a great place to start. Papers seem to multiply so quickly in our homes and offices, but […]

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April 18, 2019

Karen Gorby: Spring Isn’t an Energetic Time for Everyone: Angel Medical Center Offers Range of Resources to Help Those Experiencing Depression

By Karen Gorby Chief Executive Officer/Chief Nursing Officer, Angel Medical Center Spring’s longer days and milder weather are finally on the horizon, and many happily anticipate plentiful opportunities to spend time outdoors and lead more active social lives. I learned something surprising and sobering about spring at a recent education session I attended, however. It’s […]

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