Highlands Cashiers 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 12, 2018

Eating Healthy on a Budget – It Is Possible with These Simple Tips

By Nicole Cook Registered Dietitian I often hear about the struggles of eating healthy on a budget. However, it is possible to achieve the daily requirements for fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy and protein without breaking the bank. Plan your weekly menu with recipes that fit around your busy schedule. Use your day off as prep […]

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March 9, 2018

Mission Hospital Recently Ranked No. 1 in NC – What Does That Mean for You?

It is heartwarming to be recognized for the quality of care our teams provide for our region. Getting patients to their desired outcome drives everything that we do at Mission Health, so we are honored and humbled to see Mission Hospital named the No. 1 hospital in North Carolina by Business NC magazine for the […]

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March 8, 2018

Jackie Medland: Volunteers Add Richness, Joy to Life for Our Patients

By Jackie Medland President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Easter calls to mind rebirth, and on the Plateau spring bursts forth with unparalleled beauty. There’s another rebirth happening at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital and the Eckerd Living Center – one that is making a difference in many lives. We are revitalizing our volunteer program, because without our volunteer corps, we […]

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February 10, 2018

Jackie Medland: Hospital Data Tells Important Story and Drives Performance

By Jackie Medland President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital All of us at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital, the Eckerd Living Center and our affiliated practices strive to provide the very best care for our community members. And though it might sound unexciting, data is a primary driver of improving our performance. Data provides daily, weekly, monthly and yearly “snapshots” about […]

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January 19, 2018

Jackie Medland: Providing Services to Address Sudden and Serious Health Crises

By Jackie Medland President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital January is a time when many of us are energized by our hopes and intentions for the New Year. One of my aims for 2018 is to continue to provide our community with a better working knowledge about the scope of services at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital, because we want you […]

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December 28, 2017

Jackie Medland: The Greatest Gift

By Jackie Medland President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital In the midst of this holiday season, I reflect upon the greatest gift Highlands-Cashiers Hospital, the Eckerd Living Center, and our affiliated practices gave to our community – the gift of quality and compassionate care. And at the heart of this care for the nearly 4,300 individuals who needed […]

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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 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 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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