August 18, 2016

Mission Health to Begin Rock Blasting for New Hospital on August 23

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (August 18, 2016) – As part of the $400 million project to build the new Mission Hospital for Advanced Medicine, Mission Hospital announced today it would begin blasting rock on August 23 at 1:30 p.m. The current design and schedule calls for approximately 36 days of blasts—one blast per day, up to five […]

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August 17, 2016

These Olympic Athletes Didn’t Let Asthma Stop Them, Neither Should You

By Robert A. Poarch If you have asthma, you have something in common with these athletes: Amy Van Dyken, Olympic medalist, swimming Danell Leyva, Olympic medalist, gymnastics Greg Louganis, Olympic medalist, diving Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympic medalist, track Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic medalist, figure skating Mark Spitz, Olympic medalist, swimming Misty May-Treanor, Olympic medalist, beach volleyball Tom […]

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August 17, 2016

Your Support Supports Everyone

Mission Health is more than a hospital system. It’s a place where over 13,000 people dedicate their lives to serving people in western North Carolina. And where doctors, nurses, aids, admins and team members strive every day to support their patients, caregivers and family to the very best of their ability. Here are just a […]

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August 15, 2016

Mission Health Recognized for Worker Safety 

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (August 15, 2016) – Mission Health is one of the safest places in the nation for patients and now it is also among the safest places to work in North Carolina. The North Carolina Department of Labor’s Safety Awards Program gave Mission Health a First Year Gold Award for its improvements in worker […]

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August 15, 2016

McDowell Pediatrics Welcomes Dr. Ashley McClary

McDowell Pediatrics and Mission Children’s Hospital welcomes Dr. Ashley McClary. Dr. McClary graduated from the University of Virginia followed by Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. Most recently, she has completed a residency in pediatrics at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. Dr. McClary served as the […]

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August 12, 2016

Green Pool or Not – These Summer Safety Tips Will Keep Your Little Ones Swimming Safe

By Lizzie Laws If you’re like me, you’ve been tuning in day and night to watch the Olympics. And, if you’re like me, you’ve noticed some intriguing things changing around the pool deck – from the green color of the diving pool to Ryan Lochte’s hair changing colors. The water at the diving venue in […]

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