Angel Medical Center

August 18, 2017

Keeping Our Patients Informed on Blue Cross NC – What You Need to Know and Do

Mission Health is committed to keeping you updated on the contract issue with Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBSNC). We want to make sure you have the resources and tools you need to understand this complicated issue. Here are some ways you can educate yourself, stay informed with the latest updates, and help your friends, family […]

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August 9, 2017

Questions about BCBSNC advertising

To Everyone Interested in Mission Health: I’ve been asked by several people about “Mission Health’s plans for advertising to respond to the aggressive (and expensive) campaign launched by Blue Cross. Mission has placed a single advertisement in multiple community newspapers, and we may again advertise in a very targeted way to make sure our community […]

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June 8, 2017

Guardian Angels – When a Fire Claimed Donna Walker’s Home, Her Teammates Rallied to Her Aid

By Adam Harris Donna Walker, Registered Respiratory Therapist, Angel Medical Center, is not used to getting help from others. You see, Walker is accustomed to being the caretaker, not the other way around. After all, this is a woman who in addition to raising two children of her own has several more in her Franklin […]

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May 30, 2017

Cancer Care – The Importance of the Right Care Team

By Cheri Hinshelwood “You have cancer,” are words we never want to hear. And yet, 4 in 10 of us will get that news in our lifetime. Knowing who’s on your team is more important than ever. The oncology nurses at Angel Cancer & Infusion Center are part of the team for thousands of patients […]

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May 23, 2017

The Top Five Things You Can Expect from a Top 15 Health System

By now you’ve heard that Mission Health has been recognized as one of the nation’s Top 15 Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics for a remarkable fifth time in the past six years. Great news for Mission Health, right? Right – but also for you. “So what? What does that mean for me?” Well, at […]

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May 16, 2017

My Healthy Life Podcast: Episode 10 – Nursing: Where Passion Meets Purpose

In this episode of My Healthy Life, our nurses inspire us through their heartfelt words and stories on becoming a nurse, being a nurse and what it means to them to be a nurse at Mission Health. Last week (May 6-12) was national Nurses Week. We asked our community to help us celebrate our very own […]

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May 16, 2017

Six Things You May Not Know about Hospice Care

By Donald Dewhurst, MD Medical Director, CarePartners Home Care and Hospice – Angel Here are six facts about hospice care you need to know: Hospice care is not just for the terminally ill; in fact, hospice services can help patients and families manage care of a loved one with chronic health problems who remains at […]

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January 6, 2017

Just the Facts – What You Need to Know About 3D Mammography

By Kelly McFarland Regional Director of Imaging, Mission Health Traditional mammograms are being transformed. The 3D mammogram, also known as breast tomosynthesis, is a way of acquiring breast images by creating multiple slices similar to a CT scan. These images are used in addition to the standard 2D images. This multi-slice image creates a more […]

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December 13, 2016

Scrubs the Elf Visits the IT Department at Angel Medical Center

Hello, Scrubs here again! On my next stop, I visited the IT department at Angel Medical Center, where I got my very own badge. I also reviewed the newsletter for PowerChart Ambulatory (PCA) and listened to the bi-weekly PCA SuperUser call and learned about the updates. During my time with the good little boys and […]

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December 14, 2015

Introducing Dr. Lillia T. LaPlace of Asheville Cardiology Associates – Franklin

Asheville Cardiology Associates – Franklin is pleased to have cardiologist Lillia T. LaPlace, MD on our team at the office near Angel Medical Center. In this interview, Dr. LaPlace tells us about her background, why she has chosen western North Carolina to practice, and what she believes she can bring to the region to improve heart health. […]

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