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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May 12, 2020

Our Salute to Extraordinary Nurses of Mission Hospital Even More Necessary as We Navigate COVID-19

By Karen Olsen, CNO at Mission Hospital There is no time more appropriate than now to salute Mission Hospital’s professional, compassionate, and resilient nurses. We are celebrating National Nurses Week from May 6th-12th, as well as National Hospital Week, from May 10th-16th. Nursing is both an art and a science and our nursing team is […]

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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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May 12, 2020

Mission Hospital McDowell’s Corps of Nurses Adapts to New COVID-19 Challenges, without Compromising the Care of Their Patients

By Carol Wolfenbarger, RN, BSN, MSN, FACHE, CEO for Mission Hospital McDowell The team of nurses at Mission Hospital McDowell (MHM) is truly outstanding, but these past couple months, they’ve maintained this level of excellence — going far above and beyond — as we’ve navigated our way through the swift and often baffling arrival of […]

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May 12, 2020

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Is Well-Prepared for COVID-19, Thanks to a Stellar Team

By Tom Neal, RN, MBA, MHA, CEO/CNO for Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Our community – like communities around the world – is reeling in response to the impact of COVID-19 and all the changes it has brought to how we live. There are many unanswered questions, too: How should we best maintain our physical and mental health […]

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