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February 21, 2018

Mission Hospital McDowell Unveiled with Celebratory Ribbon Cutting

Mission Hospital McDowell was officially introduced to the community during a ribbon-cutting celebration on Wednesday, February 21. McDowell County’s newest healthcare facility will soon open its doors for patient care, coming spring 2018. “We are so proud to celebrate the opening of the new Mission Hospital McDowell,” said Ronald A. Paulus, MD, President and CEO […]

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February 20, 2018

Karen Gorby: Bringing Excellent Heart Treatment, Rehab Services and Disease Prevention Education to Our Community

By Karen Gorby President and CNO, Angel Medical Center We most often associate February with Valentine’s Day, but there’s something else that’s special about this month. It’s American Heart Month, and during this time, the American Heart Association, healthcare facilities and other organizations work to raise awareness about one of America’s most serious health challenges: […]

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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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February 9, 2018

Michele Pilon: Key Specialty Services Keep High Quality Care Close to Home

By Michele Pilon President/CNO, Transylvania Regional Hospital As we move into 2018, it’s an ideal time to inform our community about Transylvania Regional Hospital’s (TRH) many services and programs. TRH is an award-winning, full-service Critical Access Hospital, and this means that community members can access virtually any kind of basic specialty service, in addition to […]

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January 24, 2018

Becky Carter: Mission Virtual Clinic an Innovative Way to Easily and Quickly Access Care

By Becky Carter President and CNO, Blue Ridge Regional Hospital As we embark on a New Year, I want to make sure you know about a new type of doctor visit at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital. The Mission Virtual Clinic is a game changer, because you can now be diagnosed and treated very cost effectively […]

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January 24, 2018

Karen Gorby: Turn to Angel Medical Center to Help Create a Healthier You for 2018

By Karen Gorby President and CNO, Angel Medical Center The beginning of a new year is a time when many resolve to be healthier – whether that means cooking lighter, exercising more, getting a full eight hours of sleep, or many other self-care practices. At Angel Medical Center, we are committed to supporting your health […]

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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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January 15, 2018

Carol Wolfenbarger: McDowell Hospital Unveils New Name and More

By Carol Wolfenbarger President, McDowell Hospital Happy New Year! As I discussed in last month’s column, there is a lot in a name. Branding not only defines an institution, but also reflects its core values through logos, social media messaging, and other means. I’m excited to announce that as we begin the New Year, our hospital […]

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January 4, 2018

Michele Pilon: Strengthened by Membership in Mission Health

By Michele Pilon President/CNO, Transylvania Regional Hospital As we enter 2018, many of us have carefully considered our New Year’s resolutions. We’re now all ready to live up to the goals we’ve set for ourselves, or at least give it our best shot. Our goal at Transylvania Regional Hospital is the same this year as […]

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January 2, 2018

Carol Wolfenbarger: What’s In a Name?

By Carol Wolfenbarger President, McDowell Hospital Nike, GE, Apple, Exxon, McDonalds, Hilton – if you’re like me, all of these names immediately produce a crystal clear image of each company’s respective brand – and some of these may even have shown up in your Christmas stocking! A brand is a symbol and an icon – whether […]

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