Highlands Cashiers Hospital

August 9, 2018

Jackie Medland: Vaccinating Your Kids – and Yourself – Plays A Vital Role in Preserving Your Family’s and Our Community’s Health

By Jackie Medland President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Crayola markers, glue sticks, and perhaps a new backpack or lunchbox are all essential elements for our kids as they prepare to go back to school. One thing you won’t find on any teacher’s supply list even though it’s absolutely essential for your child’s health and well-being is being […]

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June 25, 2018

Jackie Medland: New Community Conversation Series Tackles Important Topics

By Jackie Medland President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital A common challenge for rural communities like ours is attracting and retaining healthcare providers. I’m proud to say that we now have seven primary care providers available to serve our community which includes Highlands, Cashiers and the surrounding areas. A great way to get to know this talented group […]

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June 14, 2018

Our New Website Is Designed with You in Mind

The all-new missionhealth.org has been redesigned, with YOU in mind. At Mission Health, we understand that your experience begins well before you see a provider. Quickly and easily finding what you need on our website is critical to ensuring you get the care you need. So with your experience as our guide, we updated missionhealth.org. […]

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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 6, 2018

“Nursing Is Our Mission” – Celebrating Nurses Everywhere

Every year, healthcare organizations across the nation recognize nurses during National Nurses Week, May 6-12. Mission Health is honored to take part in this observance week and bring awareness to the impact our nurses have on the people in our community with celebrations all week long – starting with this special video tribute featuring Mission […]

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May 2, 2018

Gratitude and Thanks: A Tribute to Nurses during Nurses Week

By Samantha Kappalman “As a nurse, we have the opportunity to heal the heart, mind, soul and body of our patients, their families and ourselves. They may forget your name, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou The late Maya Angelou had it right, I will never forget how […]

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April 25, 2018

You’re the Patient of a Top 15 Caregiver – What Does That Really Mean?

It was announced this week that Mission Health is once again among the Top 15 Health Systems, according to IBM Watson Health. We are humbled and honored to be among the nation’s best for the sixth time in the past seven years. While we are extremely proud of the doctors, nurses and all caregivers at […]

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April 23, 2018

Jackie Medland: All Hail Nurses! Intuitive Caregivers Who Are Indispensable to Future Healthcare

By Jackie Medland President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital A calling. Not just a job. A passion that can’t be ignored. Not for everyone. These terms have all been used to describe the complex clinical work – and truly art – of nursing.  These descriptors – and many more – are all true, and reveal that caregiving requires […]

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April 20, 2018

A Heartfelt “Thank You” to Our Incredible Volunteers

Organizations and people across the nation are celebrating and thanking volunteers this week in honor of National Volunteer Recognition Week. We are humbled and awed by the impact and contributions Mission Health volunteers have on our patients. Take a look at a few numbers that illustrate the magnitude of our volunteer impact: 530 – That’s […]

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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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