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November 13, 2020

Meet Mission Health’s 2020 Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina

This year, Mission Health had the opportunity to honor and recognize three of our nurses as Great 100 award recipients. All three of these recipients embody that nursing isn’t simply a career, it’s a calling and a passion. Since 1989, the Great 100, Inc. has recognized and admired influential nurses across North Carolina, recognizing 100 […]

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October 23, 2020

5 Benefits of Doctor Visit Curbside Check-in

By Robert A. Poarch Masks. Social distancing. Elbow bumps. Hand sanitizer. This is our new normal. So, when it comes to seeing your doctor, you should know that there are precautions in place to make sure you’re coming into a safe environment for your care and our staff. And, that starts even before you enter […]

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September 19, 2020

Symptoms, Identification and Treatment of Sepsis

By Michele Pilon, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC Many people are aware of how important knowing their numbers is for their health — things like blood pressure, weight and cholesterol, but do you know what TIME stands for in relation to your health? TIME is the acronym for the warning signs of a serious and insidious […]

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September 19, 2020

Noteworthy $5 Million Capital Infusion for Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Bringing Facility Improvements, New Technology and Enriched Care Offerings

By Tom Neal, RN, MBA, MHA Some new developments happening at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital (HCH) are enhancing our imaging capabilities and strengthening the infrastructure of the entire hospital. We are also preparing to welcome another new physician here, who will enable us to offer services that haven’t been available at HCH for years. We recently received […]

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July 20, 2020

Transylvania Regional Hospital Community Tele-forum: July 2, 2020 (Audio)

Transylvania Regional Hospital CEO and Chief Nursing Officer Michele Pilon and Crystal Letterman, Administrative Manager of Clinical Operations at Transylvania Regional Hospital, give an update on the hospital and COVID-19.   Click below to listen: Transylvania Regional Hospital Community Tele-forum: July 2, 2020 (Download transcript PDF)

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June 25, 2020

Moving Healthcare Forward with Confidence

We have been diligent in keeping our patients safe throughout the fight against COVID-19, and our thoughtful and deliberate protection measures have been key to quickly resuming many healthcare services. It is encouraging to see many of our patients proceeding with confidence in rescheduling important appointments and procedures that were temporarily postponed. But there is […]

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May 8, 2020

Mission Hospital Respiratory Therapist Featured in HCA Today

The following story appeared in HCA Today on April 28, 2020. Kevin Haney, Mission Hospital (Asheville, NC) While this is an unprecedented moment for today’s healthcare workers, Kevin is confident in his team and their planning at Mission Hospital, where he has worked for nearly 15 years. “We have a good crew and team,” Kevin says. […]

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March 19, 2020

Questions about COVID-19? (Video)

By Robert A. Poarch With COVID-19, the safety of Mission Health patients and visitors remains our top priority. Produced March 18, 2020, Mission Health’s Chief Medical Officer William Hathaway, MD, talks about how it’s affecting our community, addressing: • preventative measures for reducing its spread • how Mission Health and HCA Healthcare are sharing resources […]

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March 18, 2020

COVID-19: 6 Tips for Coping with the Stress (Infographic)

News about COVID-19 seems to be everywhere. It’s normal to feel sad, stressed, confused, scared or angry during a crisis. To deal with your emotions in a healthy way have a plan ready in case you do start to feel overwhelmed. (Transcript below infographic)   Download PDF. COVID-19 (coronavirus): 6 Tips for Coping with the […]

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March 4, 2020

COVID-19 Update – Answers to Common Questions

By Robert A. Poarch The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19). North Carolina reported it’s first case of COVID-19 on March 3, 2020. William R. Hathaway, MD, FACC, Chief Medical Officer, North Carolina Division, HCA Healthcare, offers information to clear up some of the mystery surrounding the COVID-19. What […]

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