Mission 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 21, 2018

“The Little Flower Mission” – Four Women’s Vision of a Hospital

What began as a simple vision shared by four women more than 130 years ago in a five-room house is now a seven-hospital health system that cares for nearly 1 million people in 18 counties each year – this is the history of Mission Health. Their vision was simple: to care for those in need, […]

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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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February 6, 2018

Flu Can Lead to Life-Threatening Complications – A True Cautionary Tale

By Karen Vernon “I didn’t see this coming,” Sharon Maxwell says of the virus that changed her life. “I expected to live a full, healthy, long life, and figured if the end came early, it would be from a riding accident or paddling on a rough river. So mine is a cautionary tale about the […]

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January 18, 2018

Spirit of MLK Award Winner Leaves Her “Heartprint” on the Lives of Many

On January 17, Mission Health and MAHEC recognized team members at the 2018 Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards Ceremony who carry on Dr. King’s spirit, leadership and vision to influence unity, equality, equity and justice in both the workplace and their communities. The annual awards ceremony is a partnership between Mission Health […]

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December 28, 2017

Ky-Lee’s Story – “I’m a Better Person Because of Project SEARCH”

Ky-Lee Barnes has found her path to a brighter future, thanks to Project SEARCH. A partnership between Mission Health, The Arc of North Carolina, A-B Tech, NC Vocational Rehabilitation, Vaya Health and the NC Council on Developmental Disabilities, Project SEARCH has 400 sites internationally and offers a one-year internship program for students with intellectual or […]

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December 20, 2017

Nativity Scene at Mission is a Work of Art with its Own History

If you visit Mission Hospital’s St. Joseph Campus circle this holiday season, you’ll see a little bit of history in the form of a life-size Nativity display. Each year, the Nativity goes on display after Thanksgiving until the first week of January. Though the Nativity is beautiful, it’s more than 25 years old and has […]

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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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