Transylvania Regional Hospital

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 30, 2017

Colorectal Cancer: By the Numbers

According to the American Cancer Society, excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. Below are more eye-opening numbers about colorectal cancer: There are 95,520 new cases of colon cancer and 39,910 new cases of rectal cancer each year. The lifetime risk […]

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June 22, 2017

From Cancer Patient to Cancer Center Volunteer – Mark’s Story

By Calvin Mabry Time is often taken for granted. Getting a cancer diagnosis can change that. As Mark Van Houten can attest, time then becomes the most gracious thing any one person can give. Mark, a retired self-described telephone man (BellSouth) from Alabama, is an Air Force veteran with an affinity for Auburn football, old […]

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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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July 26, 2016

Transylvania Regional Hospital Breaks Ground on $7.8 Million Emergency Department Expansion

BREVARD, N.C. (JULY 25, 2016) – Mission Health and Transylvania Regional Hospital officials joined members of the community today in a groundbreaking ceremony for a $7.8 million expansion of the hospital’s Emergency Department. The new Emergency Department will open in fall 2017 and will replace the existing department with a 10,700-square-foot addition, including a 1,555-square-foot renovation. […]

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