Mission Hospital

May 20, 2022

Discovering the Way: A Nurse Navigator’s Mission

In a world of information just at your fingertips, finding your way through a cancer diagnosis is not something a person can “look up.” “It’s so overwhelming to have a cancer diagnosis. People think ‘how am I ever going to do this? How am I going to balance my life, my treatment, my family?’ We […]

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April 25, 2022

Understanding the world of Medical Laboratory Professionals

This year marks the 47th annual Laboratory Professionals Week. Lab week was founded in 1975 by the American Society for Medical Technology, now called the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS). Celebration of National Medical Laboratory Week throughout the United States increases public awareness of the profession. A variety of professions work together in […]

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April 20, 2022

A Volunteer Legacy Spanning Generations

Jim Rider, a volunteer Discharge Suite Guide, cheerfully pushes a wheelchair down the Mission halls to Entrance 5 for a happy patient’s release to family, telling a joke or a story about his time as a veteran. This is just another Tuesday morning at the hospital for this 94-year-old volunteer who makes sure each patient […]

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April 13, 2022

Forever Young in Labor & Delivery/Mom and Baby: A Mission Treasure

Doug Young, a volunteer in the Mom and Baby department at Mission Hospital, is aptly named at 92 years old and counting as a volunteer–faithfully continuing his service preparing new mom packets for the last four years–even from home during the COVID pandemic. Doug helped hundreds of women navigate new motherhood through his efforts and […]

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September 11, 2020

From Deferred to Dreamer: Tuition Reimbursement Program Helps CNA Reach Her Goal

Grecia Baxter has been at Mission Health for almost five years. Thanks to some financial assistance from Mission Health and HCA Healthcare, she is on her way to making her dreams of becoming a nurse a reality. A Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient, Baxter is a first-generation immigrant from Mexico. That’s where she […]

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August 27, 2020

Instant Decision Saves a Co-worker’s Life in the North Tower Cafeteria

  By Carolyn Comeau Before masking and social distancing became the new normal, March 10 started off routinely for Mission Hospital Surgical Technologist Ben Holley and Karen Mauldin, a Dental Assistant at Mission Children’s Dental. Strangers until that day, each sat down in the North Tower’s café for a bite of breakfast with their colleagues. […]

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July 29, 2020

The Breast Is Best: Baby-friendly Hospitals Support Breastfeeding for Its Lasting Benefits

By Cheri Hinshelwood World Breastfeeding Week in August is a great time to celebrate the long-term health benefits of breastfeeding — the most natural and nutritious way to sustain babies. “Many new moms haven’t had much exposure to breastfeeding and have to learn quickly to gain confidence and an understanding of how to be successful,” […]

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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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May 7, 2020

Labor and Delivery Nurse Continues to Provide Care and Comfort to Mothers during COVID-19

By Carolyn Comeau Despite the many ways COVID-19 has turned life upside down, one of the things the virus cannot stop is timeless and universal: childbirth. As both National Nurses Week (May 6-12) and Mother’s Day are upon us, Labor and Delivery nurses at Mission Health like Liz Barker, RNC-OB, commit to ensuring a safe […]

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April 29, 2020

Being Pregnant and Having a Newborn during COVID-19 (Videos)

Keeping Labor and Delivery Safe during COVID-19 [Bre] It is especially important right now to be in the care of medical professionals because of how volatile this virus is. And, being in Mission Hospital with our Level III NICU to me is the best place for you to have your baby right now in case […]

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