Community

June 25, 2018

Karen Gorby: Tips for a Fun (and Safe!) Summer

By Karen Gorby President and CNO, Angel Medical Center Summer is synonymous with fun. Between opportunities for outdoor sports, the Fourth of July and vacations, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy friends and some hard-won leisure time. Summer and the sun that comes with it have safety concerns, too. Since no one wants to […]

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June 25, 2018

Carol Wolfenbarger: We Are Dedicated to Cardiovascular Health

By Carol Wolfenbarger President, Mission Hospital McDowell As we move toward summer, I want to talk about cardiovascular health. So many in our community are at risk for, or live with, the after effects of heart attack and stroke. As a community hospital, our goal is to always be ready when you need us most – […]

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June 19, 2018

Mission Hospital for Advanced Medicine – Opening for Care In 2019

The Mission Hospital for Advanced Medicine will transform the way Mission Health cares for our patients from 21st-century technology and integrated care areas to a larger emergency department centered on patient care. This new hospital is a promise for a brighter future and a better experience for patients, families, team members and the community. So […]

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June 15, 2018

Community Spotlight – Homeward Bound

In Buncombe County, more than 500 people experience homelessness on any given night, and more than 3,000 people experience it throughout the course of a year. Thirty-seven percent of them are veterans. Eleven percent of them are children. Mission Health is proud to partner with Homeward Bound to help our most vulnerable neighbors achieve stability, and […]

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May 21, 2018

Jackie Medland: Expanding Hours and Enhancing Services in Upcoming Months

By Jackie Medland President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Like the explosion of green we’re seeing on the Plateau with the advent of spring (finally!), Highlands-Cashiers Hospital (HCH) is similarly poised to “blossom” again soon, in exciting ways.  No one would deny that we’re living in a time of constant change for the healthcare industry – and I’m […]

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May 16, 2018

Carol Wolfenbarger: Celebrating Hospitals and Nurses in May

By Carol Wolfenbarger President, Mission Hospital McDowell I’m delighted that moving to our new “home” – Mission Hospital McDowell (MHM) – comes at a time when we were preparing to celebrate our nurses and our hospital. May 6-12 was both National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week. As we work amidst change and help our patients […]

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May 16, 2018

Becky Carter: Strong Supporters of Nursing and Nursing Education

By Becky Carter President and CNO, Blue Ridge Regional Hospital May 6-12 was National Nurses week. I’m profoundly grateful for the nurses at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital, and I know you are too. It’s hard to find someone whose life hasn’t been positively touched by a nurse, and often, special bonds develop between patients and […]

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May 15, 2018

Michele Pilon: Much to Celebrate in May

By Michele Pilon President/CNO, Transylvania Regional Hospital There is a lot to celebrate at Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) this month. May 6-12 was National Hospital Week and National Nurses Week, and we hosted an array of appreciation events that highlight the essential work every team member provides that makes our patient care truly extraordinary. Care […]

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May 15, 2018

Karen Gorby: Celebrating National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week

By Karen Gorby President and CNO, Angel Medical Center May is filled with special events at Angel Medical Center (AMC). We celebrated National Hospital Week and National Nurses Week from May 6-12. It was exciting to recognize the passion that drives every Angle Medical Center team member to give their best to our patients, every […]

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May 10, 2018

“Overwhelming Gratitude” – Brad Campbell’s Message of Thanks to Nurse John Devan

Every day, Brad Campbell looks in the mirror at the “scar of gratitude” on his neck, which tells the story of his life-changing accident and all of the team members and nurses who helped him through it. After a severe biking accident in Transylvania County landed avid cyclist and Asheville resident Brad in Mission Hospital, […]

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