Transylvania Regional Hospital

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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August 31, 2020

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish: What You Can Do to Build Resilience, with Suggestions from Transylvania Regional Hospital Staffers

By Michele Pilon, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC, CEO and CNO of Transylvania Regional Hospital Self-care is a term we hear often, and it encompasses not only how you care for your body, but your emotional health as well. COVID-19 has challenged us in ways we never could have foreseen just six months ago. Our worlds […]

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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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May 12, 2020

Transylvania Regional Hospital’s Stellar Staff Responsible for Redesigning Hospital Policies and Practices to Align with COVID-19 Best Practices

By Michele Pilon, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC, CEO/CNO for Transylvania Regional Hospital As we enter May, we look forward to celebrating both National Nurses Week (May 6-12) and National Hospital Week (May 10-16), perfect opportunities to express thanks for our incredible nursing and staff teams at Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH). This year is very different, […]

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April 3, 2020

Transylvania Regional Hospital Community Tele-forum: April 1, 2020 (Audio)

Transylvania Regional Hospital CEO, CNO, Michelle Pilon, and William Hathaway, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Mission Hospital, discuss the hospital’s COVID-19 preparations and the vision for the future.   Click below to listen: Transylvania Regional Hospital Community Tele-forum: April 1, 2020 (Download transcript PDF)

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January 16, 2020

Michele Pilon: Transylvania Regional Hospital’s Excellent MRI Services Are Enriched by New Machine, Recognized by the American College of Radiology

By Michele Pilon Chief Executive Officer, Transylvania Regional Hospital Ushering in the New Year is all about fresh starts, and I’ve got one to announce for Transylvania Regional Hospital. This month I’d like to highlight our MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) services, and our fresh start is that we have a brand new MRI machine here […]

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January 16, 2020

Critical Access Hospitals Serving Our Community: Q+A with Michele Pilon

By Cherry Odom, BSN, RN-BC Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) was selected as a 2019 Top 20 Critical Access Hospital, the fifth time in the last six years, and Blue Ridge Regional Hospital was named to the Top 100 Critical Access Hospital list. Michele Pilon, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC, CEO and CNO of Transylvania Regional Hospital, […]

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December 9, 2019

Michele Pilon: Thankful for the Gift of Transylvania Regional Hospital’s Stellar Volunteers

By Michele Pilon Chief Executive Officer, Transylvania Regional Hospital As we enter the season of giving, I want to acknowledge a very special group of community members who make a difference at Transylvania Regional Hospital: our dedicated volunteers. They give freely of their time, energy, and kindness, and it makes a world of difference to […]

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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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October 1, 2019

Michele Pilon: Fresh Start Program Offers Vital Services and Connection for Transylvania County Residents Dealing With Mental Health Conditions

By Michele Pilon Chief Executive Officer, Transylvania Regional Hospital   We’re amazed by so many aspects of 21st century medical care – from technology to life-changing medications and revolutionary discoveries – but our attitudes about mental health need to catch up. Mental health services, or behavioral healthcare, is a critical part of the work every […]

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