February 21, 2018

Mission Hospital McDowell Unveiled with Celebratory Ribbon Cutting

Mission Hospital McDowell was officially introduced to the community during a ribbon-cutting celebration on Wednesday, February 21. McDowell County’s newest healthcare facility will soon open its doors for patient care, coming spring 2018. “We are so proud to celebrate the opening of the new Mission Hospital McDowell,” said Ronald A. Paulus, MD, President and CEO […]

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February 16, 2018

Mission Hospital McDowell – 5 Ways the New Hospital Benefits You

Set to open this spring, Mission Hospital McDowell will feature expanded emergency room services, larger inpatient rooms and state-of-the-art equipment. So what does that mean for you and your family, the patients of the new hospital? Here are five ways the new Mission Hospital McDowell will benefit you: Expanded emergency department with 15 bays, including […]

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February 15, 2018

4 African American Healthcare Pioneers in Western North Carolina

Each February, we observe Black History Month or National African American History Month and we use this time to recognize the important contributions and achievements of African Americans throughout our nation’s history. As we think about nationally recognized African American pioneers such as civil rights activists Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks, inventor […]

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February 14, 2018

Relationship Goals – Keeping a Strong Bond with Your Pediatrician

Dr. Ashley McClary, a pediatrician at McDowell Pediatrics in Marion, offers expert advice on getting the most out of your relationship with your child’s medical provider, as seen in WNC Parent. Let’s face it, going to the doctor’s office can be a whirlwind. You try to remember everything you wanted to ask and everything that was said […]

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February 8, 2018

“The Best Thing that Could Have Happened to This Community” – Harold Walker of Marion Discusses Mission Hospital McDowell

“I’ve had several people who have questioned me as to why we are affiliated with Mission,” says Harold Walker, Manager of Retail Banking for Marion’s First Citizens Bank, as well as board member for Mission Hospital McDowell. “It was pretty easy to answer that, we couldn’t have existed as an independent hospital. The revenues are […]

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February 8, 2018

How Your Heart Works – My Healthy Life Podcast: Episode 13

If we asked you what the human heart’s main function was, could you give the right answer? You will by the end of this episode of My Healthy Life. In recognition of Heart Month, we’re talking about the heart of the matter – our hearts. Most episodes of My Healthy Life start with questions, then […]

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