November 15, 2019

Tim Layman: A Visit to Highlands-Cashiers Hospital’s Emergency Room: What You See, and What You Don’t

By Timothy Layman Interim Chief Executive Officer/Chief Nursing Officer, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital This month I thought it would be exciting to pull back the curtain, so to speak, on what goes on once you enter Highlands-Cashiers Hospital’s Emergency Department. There are all the things that you, as a patient or family member of a patient, see […]

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November 15, 2019

Becky Carter: Gratitude for the Blue Ridge Regional Hospital Team: They Show Up in More Ways Than One

By Becky Carter Chief Executive Officer/Chief Nursing Officer, Blue Ridge Regional Hospital November is traditionally a time when we reflect on all we have to be grateful for. I’d like to take the opportunity to extend a huge “thank you” to the extraordinary staff of Blue Ridge Regional Hospital. They should be recognized for so […]

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November 5, 2019

Top 5 Reasons to Choose an Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility

As the only licensed inpatient rehabilitation facility in western North Carolina, CarePartners Rehabilitation Hospital offers an intensive program of therapy and medical management at a hospital level of care. Here’s why CarePartners Rehabilitation Hospital is the best option for your rehabilitation needs: 1. Hospital level of care. “We are licensed as a hospital, so we […]

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November 1, 2019

Karen Gorby: A New Angel Medical Center Will Better Meet Our Communities’ Current – and Future Healthcare Needs

By Karen Gorby Chief Executive Officer/Chief Nursing Officer, Angel Medical Center November is the month when we traditionally reflect on all we are grateful for, so I want to provide the community with an update on something that I’m grateful for, and that is our new Angel Medical Center. The project is in full swing […]

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November 1, 2019

Michele Pilon: Immunizations Aren’t Just for Babies and Children: Protect Your Community by Getting Up to Date on Your Adult Vaccines

By Michele Pilon Chief Executive Officer, Transylvania Regional Hospital   This month I’d like to talk about a topic we mostly associate with infants and children, but that continues to be highly relevant for adults: vaccines. Did you know it’s important to continue being vaccine-aware throughout your life? Concerns about the safety and efficacy of […]

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November 1, 2019

Carol Wolfenbarger: Vaping: Cause for Concern

By Carol Wolfenbarger Chief Executive Officer, Mission Hospital McDowell You’ve probably seen folks, especially teenagers, sporting a new look that is definitely not flattering to their health: vaping. This is a popular term for e-cigarette use. An e-cigarette is a battery fueled system that delivers nicotine and other chemicals to the smoker. Vaping product manufacturers […]

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