Highlands-Cashiers Hospital

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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December 28, 2017

Jackie Medland: The Greatest Gift

By Jackie Medland President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital In the midst of this holiday season, I reflect upon the greatest gift Highlands-Cashiers Hospital, the Eckerd Living Center, and our affiliated practices gave to our community – the gift of quality and compassionate care. And at the heart of this care for the nearly 4,300 individuals who needed […]

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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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November 29, 2017

Jackie Medland: We’re Thankful for Our Community Healthcare Providers

By Jackie Medland President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital The feedback from our first round of Town Halls made it clear that while community members viewed our physician and provider team as one of our greatest assets, they were also concerned about turnover, which may lead to worry about provider shortages – a nation-wide problem for rural communities. […]

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October 18, 2017

Jackie Medland: Highlands-Cashiers Hospital’s Role as a Critical Access Hospital

By Jackie Medland President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital This month, I’d like to focus on what it means to be a Critical Access Hospital (CAH) so readers can better understand some of the unique features of Highlands-Cashiers Hospital and our dedicated caregivers who so compassionately serve this community. Our CAH designation means several things. It means we […]

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September 20, 2017

Summer Town Hall Q&A – Jackie Medland, President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital

By Jackie Medland President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital As President of Highlands-Cashers Hospital, it is my goal to work with everyone who has a stake in our future – from patients and nurses to physicians, CNAs, therapists and Board members. To that end, one of my top priorities is driving a continuing dialogue with the community through […]

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September 12, 2017

Jackie Medland: “Our Dialogue Has Started”

By Jackie Medland President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Fittingly, I spoke about my first 100 days as President and CNO of Highlands-Cashiers Hospital in my first column last month. Now that we’ve hosted two Town Hall meetings – one on the hospital campus and one at the Cashiers Community Center, I’m pleased to say that our real […]

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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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