Angel Medical Center

March 11, 2019

Karen Gorby: The Team Approach to Care at Angel Medical Center: Safe, Efficient, Complete

By Karen Gorby President/Chief Nursing Officer, Angel Medical Center This month I’d like to talk about the fundamental role that teamwork plays in providing care to this community at Angel Medical Center (AMC). This is because we use a collaborative model of care for patients: the care team. The care team concept and its increasing […]

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February 21, 2019

A Higher Standard: Teamwork helped Lucille McClure Survive A Stroke

Having a stroke is a scary and confusing experience. During such a disorienting time, your life is in someone else’s hands. When those hands also happen to be capable and caring, it can make all the difference in your outcome. Lucille McClure of Highlands, and her husband, Richard, said that was definitely the case when […]

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January 14, 2019

Karen Gorby: Knowing Your Numbers: How a Few Important Digits Can Guide Effective Self-Care

By Karen Gorby President/CNO, Angel Medical Center The holiday season has come to an end and now it’s time to make plans for 2019 – that includes learning about ways that we can influence our health. Simply “knowing your numbers” puts you at an advantage when it comes to lowering your risk for a host […]

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December 11, 2018

Karen Gorby: Angel Medical Center: Helping You Get Well, Be Well, and Stay Well

By Karen Gorby President/CNO, Angel Medical Center Angel Medical Center’s aim is to help every member of our community get well, be well, and stay well. We are invested in maintaining your health by partnering with you in your care and by helping you through your journey to wellness. Our caregivers commit themselves to helping […]

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November 2, 2018

Karen Gorby: Angel Medical Center Meets Patients with Diabetes Where They Are Through Education and Support

By Karen Gorby President/CNO, Angel Medical Center November is a time of thanksgiving, and I am grateful that our community continues to entrust its care to us. This month is also American Diabetes Month. As you may know, our region is part of the “Diabetes Belt,” a description for the area of the country where […]

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August 31, 2018

Mission Health Signs Definitive Agreement To Be Acquired By HCA Healthcare

Purchase agreement ensures access to high quality care for everyone in western North Carolina and provides exceptional protections for rural communities; Creates largest per capita foundation in America. Mission Health’s Board of Directors announced today that Mission Health and HCA Healthcare (HCA) have entered into a definitive agreement for HCA to acquire Mission Health. The […]

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August 28, 2018

Need Care over the Holiday Weekend? 3 Care Options on Labor Day Weekend

Holiday weekends are an opportunity to spend time with friends and family, or simply enjoy a day off. Labor Day in particular is a popular weekend holiday to savor the end of summer with friends and family. Whether you’re spending the weekend by the pool, out in nature or in your own backyard, a holiday […]

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August 21, 2018

Genetics and Telehealth: Genetic Counseling Now Available from Asheville in Franklin

By Joseph Dix Mission Health’s Fullerton Genetics Center is now providing telehealth consultations at Angel Medical Center in Franklin. This means patients do not have to drive to Asheville to receive genetic counseling, evaluation and testing. Patients from the Franklin region will be scheduled at Angel Medical Center to meet with genetic providers by video. […]

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