December 28, 2018

When MAMA Saved Christmas – A Holiday Tale

There are many stories that circulate about Santa Claus, but a Mission Health favorite is the time that MAMA (Mountain Area Medical Airlift) saved Christmas. You know how the story starts: “Twas the night before Christmas…” MAMA flight nurse Barbara Sawyer and her flight medic teams were readying their MAMA supplies, when much to their […]

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June 14, 2018

Our New Website Is Designed with You in Mind

The all-new has been redesigned, with YOU in mind. At Mission Health, we understand that your experience begins well before you see a provider. Quickly and easily finding what you need on our website is critical to ensuring you get the care you need. So with your experience as our guide, we updated […]

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December 7, 2017

Community Spotlight – Helpmate Provides Services to Victims of Intimate Partner Violence

By Samantha Kappalman More than 30 percent of Americans are acquainted with a woman who has suffered violence from her male partner. In fact, one of every three women and one of every four men are the victims of intimate-partner violence. The Buncombe County Family Justice Center was created so victims of domestic violence can […]

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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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November 4, 2016

Paying It Forward with Give Well

Justin Tweed is a shuttle driver at Mission Hospital who started working for the health system just over a month ago. In that month, he’s heard nothing but great things about the Give Well Campaign from his leader and other people in his department. Armed with the knowledge of this worthy cause, he decided to […]

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October 21, 2016

Give Thanks to Our Emergency and Behavioral Health Team Members – They’re There When We Need Them Most

Mission Health was recently part of the focus of a story about wait times in the Emergency Room, particularly as it pertains to patients with mental health and behavioral challenges. We know that there is a nationwide behavioral health crisis and our doctors, nurses and staff are working around the clock to treat our patients […]

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October 12, 2016

Gifts at Work

Thank you to everyone who’s participated in Give Well. You are making a difference! The gifts we’ve received during this campaign are already helping families and individuals who need them most. You’ve spoken and we’ve listened. You wanted your gift to go to specific areas and so that’s where they will be used.  So many […]

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October 5, 2016

Give Well – The Choice to Give Is Powerful

Candy Chambers has been with Mission Health close to five years and has recently moved into a new position managing imaging innovation and optimization in partnership with GE Healthcare. Several years prior to coming to Mission, she was the hospital administrator for a veterinary hospital on the Outer Banks. But to understand why Candy is […]

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September 28, 2016

All Together Now – Give Well 2016: We Give As One, For All

The Give Well Campaign has launched, and it’s going gangbusters! This community is really working all together now reaching for one fantastic goal – to help our community be well, get well and stay well! The Human Resources and Child Life departments are so excited about the Give Well campaign that they’ve created fun videos […]

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September 19, 2016

Make the Difference – Welcome to the Give Well Campaign 2016!

We are so excited to launch our Give Well Campaign for this year! You’ve been hearing about it for a while, but did you know that without you, we couldn’t even have a campaign? Your participation in this critically important initiative impacts not only you, but it also affects everyone around you! When you give […]

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