September 22, 2017

What You Should Know about Ovarian Cancer

By Ashley Case, MD Gynecologic Oncologist Ovarian cancer is the second most common gynecologic malignancy and the most common cause of gynecologic cancer death in the United States with over 20,000 cases and over 14,000 deaths last year. Ovarian cancer has historically been thought to be a silent disease. Symptoms may be vague and are […]

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September 22, 2017

Health Quiz – What Do You Know about Your Adrenal Glands?

Many people are confused about the biological role of the adrenal glands. What do you know about your adrenal glands? Take our quiz to test your knowledge. Where are your adrenal glands located? A – In your brain B – On your kidneys C – On your spinal cord D – In your neck Answer: […]

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September 21, 2017

What You Need to Do about Blue Cross NC – Learn How You’ll Be Impacted

While Blue Cross NC continues to force Mission Health’s facilities out of network as soon as October 5, 2017, there’s no reason to let insurance come between you and the doctor you’ve grown to love and trust. Regardless of the outcome of the contract issue, there are options for your care and to keep your […]

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September 20, 2017

Summer Town Hall Q&A – Jackie Medland, President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital

By Jackie Medland President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital As President of Highlands-Cashers Hospital, it is my goal to work with everyone who has a stake in our future – from patients and nurses to physicians, CNAs, therapists and Board members. To that end, one of my top priorities is driving a continuing dialogue with the community through […]

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September 19, 2017

What You Need to Know about Blue Cross NC – Continuity of Care

Last week, we encouraged you to know you have options to keep your doctor and your care with Mission Health after October 5, 2017. Among those options is exercising your right to “continuity of care” under North Carolina law. What is continuity of care? Continuity of Care is a process that allows current patients with […]

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September 15, 2017

Tips for Healthy Eating at the Mountain State Fair – Cotton Candy Approved!

With more than 40 vendors serving up such perennial fall favorites as corn dogs, candy apples and fried Twinkies, the NC Mountain State Fair is a smorgasbord of temptation. You don’t have to walk past the deliciousness; just think before you nosh. Mission Health’s Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator Laura Tolle says you […]

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September 15, 2017

Keeping Our Patients Informed on Blue Cross NC – What You Need to Know and Do

Mission Health is committed to keeping you updated on the contract issue with Blue Cross NC. We want to make sure you have the resources and tools you need to understand this complicated issue. Insured by Blue Cross NC? Mission Stands with You. We Can Help. This week, we urged you to know and share […]

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