May 26, 2020

Healthy Recipe – Baby Greens with Blackberry Vinaigrette

Brilliant color makes this salad appealing, and the natural vitamins and antioxidants make this nutritious. ingredients salad dressing ½ cup fresh or frozen blackberries (defrost if frozen) 2 tsp coarsely chopped shallots 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 4 tsp fresh lemon juice 2 tsp agave syrup or honey 2 tsp balsamic vinegar ½ tsp […]

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May 22, 2020

Children and COVID-19 Series: “Helping Children Cope”

“Helping Children Cope” is the second Q&A in this three-part series where we provide expert advice about protecting children and helping families deal with COVID-19. Q: How can I comfort my child in these unprecedented times? A: Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations, and children and teens are likely to respond more strongly. As public […]

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May 20, 2020

COVID-19 Masking Protocol Updated as Mission Health Reopens Facilities

By Carolyn Comeau Since COVID-19 is dynamic and ever-changing, the protocols in place for patients who visit Mission Health primary care and specialty care clinics are routinely updated, as more patients are accessing care via in-person visits and scheduling non-emergency surgery. The health system’s new masking policy reflects the recommendations of the Centers for Disease […]

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May 19, 2020

Children and COVID-19 Series: “Caring for Children”

“Caring for Children” is the first Q&A in this three-part series where we provide expert advice about protecting children and helping families deal with COVID-19. Q: How can I protect my family from COVID-19? A: At this time, there’s no vaccine for COVID-19, but there are ways to protect yourself and your family from exposure […]

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May 19, 2020

Community Impact: Spotlighting Care in 2019

By Greg Lowe, President, North Carolina Division Reflecting on the past year, I’m immensely proud to be a part of Mission Health. We’ve faced some challenges that come naturally with change, but we have continued to raise the bar for excellent care and community support. This Impact Report spotlights some of our key accomplishments in […]

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May 18, 2020

A Clinical Success: Bringing Cutting-edge Medicine to Our Community

By Robert A. Poarch Charles Franks, a 69-year-old retired factory worker and auto body technician living in Pisgah Forest, tries to go fishing and bow hunting as often as he can. He had to limit these activities about a year ago, because his legs were giving him a lot of pain when he walked. Franks […]

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May 15, 2020

Committed to Caring: CarePartners Home Health Services during COVID-19

By Robert A. Poarch For the Home Health team at Mission Health’s CarePartners, COVID-19 hasn’t meant slowing down. “A lot more people are considered homebound now because it’s not safe for them to be out. Many may be at high risk, or their doctor recommends that they stay home at this particular point in time,” […]

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May 14, 2020

CarePartners Hospice Nurse Featured in HCA Today

The following story appeared in HCA Today on May 12, 2020 Nurses Week 2020: Celebrating Heroes of the Pandemic This past week, in the midst of a global pandemic, we’ve paused to celebrate Nurses Week 2020 and the 98,000 nurses across the HCA Healthcare enterprise. While the last several weeks have challenged all of us, […]

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May 13, 2020

Keeping Our Patients, Visitors and Team Members Safe Is Our Top Priority

At Mission Health, we remain diligent in our fight against COVID-19 (coronavirus), and we want to provide you with an update about the thoughtful and deliberate steps we’re taking to reopen our hospitals and return to standard operations during this ever-evolving pandemic. Over the last few months we have become aware that many in our […]

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