Mission Hospital McDowell

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 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 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 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

Carol Wolfenbarger: “On A Mission” Team Successfully Transitions Care and Patients to the New Mission Hospital McDowell

By Carol Wolfenbarger President, Mission Hospital McDowell I’m happy to report that, with a great deal of careful planning, mindful troubleshooting, and the finely-coordinated efforts of many, the new Mission Hospital McDowell (MHM) is now fully operational! Due to the hard work and intense focus of every team member, we completed the final – and most […]

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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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February 26, 2018

Carol Wolfenbarger: Preparing for the Grand Opening of Your New Hospital

By Carol Wolfenbarger President, McDowell Hospital Excitement is building at Mission Hospital McDowell as we prepare to open our brand new facility! As we approach this extraordinary milestone, I want to share important information about key hospital service locations, changes in traffic flow and parking layout, and wayfinding within the new facility. When the new facility […]

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