Transylvania Regional Hospital

March 11, 2019

Michele Pilon: The Anatomy of a Care Team: How It Has Changed, Why It Benefits the Patient

By Michele Pilon President/Chief Nursing Officer, Transylvania Regional Hospital The healthcare industry has gone through sweeping changes during the last 20 years: value-based care has replaced traditional fee-for-service billing, patients have become much more active participants in their own care and the teams who deliver care have grown. Previously, care was provided almost exclusively by […]

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February 28, 2019

Why Maintaining a Healthy Heart is Key to a Long and Active Life

By Todd H. Hansen, MD Think of the heart as a pump. Specifically, an electro-mechanical pump that pumps blood through the lungs and throughout the whole body. It actually has electrical wiring that generates electricity. That electric current causes the heart muscles of the pumping chambers to contract to push blood through the arteries of the body. The heart […]

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February 8, 2019

Michele Pilon: Transylvania Regional Hospital Helps Community Members Lower Their Risk for Heart Disease, Recover from a Heart Attack and Raise Awareness about Women’s Heart Health

By Michele Pilon President/Chief Nursing Officer, Transylvania Regional Hospital We associate February with love, and this year I ask you to love yourself by learning about how to take care of your heart. February is National Heart Month which makes it the ideal time to remind everyone that Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) is dedicated to […]

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January 14, 2019

Michele Pilon: Build Resilience in 2019 with Some Easy Health Shifts, Courtesy of Transylvania Regional Hospital

By Michele Pilon President/CNO, Transylvania Regional Hospital Most everyone I know – myself included – creates a few New Year’s resolutions each year. Many have to do with taking better care of ourselves, with the end goal of improving our health. Unfortunately, after just a few months elapse, the resolutions are often long forgotten. The […]

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December 11, 2018

Michele Pilon: Transylvania Regional Hospital Grateful for Bonds with Patients and Community as 2018 Comes to a Close

By Michele Pilon President/CNO, Transylvania Regional Hospital The holidays are a time to reflect on the very many things we have to be grateful for. One of the privileges I have as president and CNO of Transylvania Regional Hospital is observing or hearing stories about how our team members touch the lives of our patients […]

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November 2, 2018

Michele Pilon: Transylvania Regional Hospital’s Diabetes Prevention Program Offers Successful Strategies for Those at Risk

By Michele Pilon President/CNO, Transylvania Regional Hospital Since November is American Diabetes Month, I’d like to talk about how diabetes impacts our community, and what Transylvania Regional Hospital is doing to help community members manage or even avoid developing diabetes. Healthy lifestyle habits like good food choices and ensuring physical activity are potent tools everyone […]

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October 23, 2018

Four Mission Health Nurses Named 2018 Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina

Mission Health nurses returned to Asheville this weekend from a celebration where four were honored as North Carolina’s Great 100 Nurses at the annual Great 100, Inc. Gala. Since 1989, the Great 100, Inc. has recognized admired and influential nurses across North Carolina. Each year, this organization recognizes the top 100 nurses from North Carolina […]

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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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