Blue Ridge Regional Hospital

March 22, 2018

Mission Health Announces Plan to Ensure Long-Term, World-Class Care to continue to Move Western North Carolina Healthcare Forward!

Mission Health’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Mission Health has entered into exclusive discussions to join HCA Healthcare later this year.  The Board’s unanimous decision reflects its long-term vision and commitment to preserve and expand Mission Health’s world-class quality of care.  This is very good news. Because of the extraordinary demands on […]

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March 8, 2018

Need an Orthopedic Specialist? 3 Qualities to Seek in a Provider

Whether you’re a weekend warrior or simply enjoy a recreational activity or two, you may be in need of orthopedic care at some point due to an injury. Here’s what you should look for when choosing an orthopedic specialist: 1 – Training “I believe the surgeon’s training is an important factor, and if they are […]

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February 28, 2018

Becky Carter: How Care Quality is Defined and Measured, and What We Strive for as We Look to the Future

By Becky Carter President and CNO, Blue Ridge Regional Hospital The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) publish an annual star-rating list that assesses hospital performance in various areas such as access to care, patient experience and clinical outcomes of care. The star ratings of all hospitals are available to the public to help […]

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January 24, 2018

Becky Carter: Mission Virtual Clinic an Innovative Way to Easily and Quickly Access Care

By Becky Carter President and CNO, Blue Ridge Regional Hospital As we embark on a New Year, I want to make sure you know about a new type of doctor visit at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital. The Mission Virtual Clinic is a game changer, because you can now be diagnosed and treated very cost effectively […]

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December 20, 2017

Scrubs the Elf Returns to Mission Health – Follow His Travels Across WNC!

Holiday time at Mission Health brings the annual visits from Scrubs the Elf – making his way around Mission Health locations across western North Carolina to showcase why each department should be on the North Pole’s “nice list.” The first week of Scrubs’ journey around Mission Health included a day at the Mauzy-Phillips Center at […]

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December 20, 2017

Becky Carter: Rural Healthcare and the Hospital’s Future

By Becky Carter President/CNO, Blue Ridge Regional Hospital I am so pleased to launch this monthly column to provide regular updates on Blue Ridge Regional Hospital! In these columns, I’ll share our plans and initiatives, and address the questions and concerns I hear from community members. As we enter this season of gratitude and celebration, […]

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December 19, 2017

Healthcare Tips – Save Time and Money with Walk-In Care

When you start to feel unexpectedly ill and it’s a week full of commitments and plans, your last worry needs to be where you can find quick, convenient care. Decision time. Urgent care? Emergency room? Neither of these are ideal. Luckily, there’s another option. To avoid racking up medical bills at the emergency room or […]

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December 15, 2017

We’re Back In Network

As you may know, we recently announced we’re back in network with all major insurance carriers available in our region. Although we wish that we had never been out of network, we are grateful that patients can once again receive in-network access to all of Mission Health’s providers and facilities. Effective December 15, Mission Health […]

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December 8, 2017

Be Prepared for Winter Weather – Keep These Items In a “Go Box” for Your Car

No one wants to get stuck in the snow…in their car. But it happens. So how can you prepare? Get your “Go Box” ready. Gabriel Cade, MD, Director of the Blue Ridge Regional Hospital emergency department, says these essentials in your trunk could save your life: An extra blanket in your car Extra clothes, in […]

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December 6, 2017

Mission Health Back In Network Effective December 15

Dear Patients and Family Members, As you may know from the joint statement, Mission Health and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross) have reached a new agreement. As a result, Mission Health providers are back in network with Blue Cross December 15th. We reached this agreement with the mutual goal of […]

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