August 16, 2019

9 Vaccines for Your Kids – A Guide to Essential Immunizations

School supplies aren’t the only back-to-school essentials. Childhood vaccinations also top the list of must-haves. Whether it’s your little one’s first day of preschool or your high school graduate is heading off to college, getting your children immunized on time will help them stay healthy long after the school year ends. Vaccines protect individuals from […]

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August 7, 2019

Michele Pilon: Transylvania Regional Hospital’s Patient and Family Advisory Council Members are Committed, Engaged and Want the Best for the Community and the Hospital

By Michele Pilon Chief Executive Officer, Transylvania Regional Hospital As summer wraps up, I want to thank the generous community members who have been patients, or had family members as patients, at Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) in the past, and volunteered their time to contribute to an exciting new initiative with the goal to examine […]

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August 7, 2019

Carol Wolfenbarger: Mission Hospital McDowell on the Path to Become Certified as a Baby-Friendly Hospital

By Carol Wolfenbarger Chief Executive Officer, Mission Hospital McDowell One of the things I’m most proud about at our new Mission Hospital McDowell (MHM) is how we welcome expectant parents and their little ones. Our five state-of-the-art birthing suites were constructed with the goal of providing a family-centric experience while promoting the healthiest of beginnings […]

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August 7, 2019

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Welcomes Tim Layman, DNP, RN, as Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Nursing Officer

By Timothy Layman Interim Chief Executive Officer/Chief Nursing Officer, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital I am fortunate to have recently been given the privilege of practicing at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital (HCH) as the Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Nursing Officer. It has been my honor to have been greeted by community members, providers, caregivers and patients from our […]

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August 7, 2019

Becky Carter: Start the School Year with Healthy Habits and Safety in Mind

By Becky Carter Chief Executive Officer/Chief Nursing Officer, Blue Ridge Regional Hospital We’ve focused on summer safety as well as being smart as we enjoy the outdoors in past columns, but this month I’d like to look at how students, from kindergarten through high school, can start their school year off in the best way. […]

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