Transylvania Regional Hospital

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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January 13, 2020

Cervical Cancer: One of the Most Preventable Cancers

By Carolyn Comeau October’s pink ribbons signify Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but many aren’t aware that January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. It may get less press, but cervical cancer, which occurs when cells grow abnormally in the cervix, is a disease every woman should be mindful of. Prevention Is Key — and Easy Brian […]

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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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September 13, 2019

Michele Pilon: Transylvania Regional Hospital Holds Preparedness Event to Ensure Community Safety

By Michele Pilon Chief Executive Officer, Transylvania Regional Hospital We associate patient care with hospitals, and there’s no question that our caregivers at Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) are laser-focused on our patients each and every day. There’s another type of caregiving that’s more “under the radar,” however. We attend to it constantly within the hospital, […]

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August 7, 2019

Michele Pilon: Transylvania Regional Hospital’s Patient and Family Advisory Council Members are Committed, Engaged and Want the Best for the Community and the Hospital

By Michele Pilon Chief Executive Officer, Transylvania Regional Hospital As summer wraps up, I want to thank the generous community members who have been patients, or had family members as patients, at Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) in the past, and volunteered their time to contribute to an exciting new initiative with the goal to examine […]

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July 2, 2019

Michele Pilon: ABUS: A Revolutionary Screening Tool for Women Comes to Transylvania Regional Hospital

By Michele Pilon Chief Executive Officer, Transylvania Regional Hospital We’re thrilled to announce that Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) has recently acquired a state-of-the-art piece of medical technology to add to our breast cancer fighting (and finding) arsenal. We made the $252,500 purchase with funds from the generous donors who supported the Transylvania Regional Hospital Foundation, […]

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June 4, 2019

Michele Pilon: Key to Improving Community Health: Eradicating Disparities through Partnerships

By Michele Pilon Chief Executive Officer, Transylvania Regional Hospital A term on the tongues of many in healthcare today is “social determinants of health (SDOH),” or a wide range of conditions that affect people’s ability to access healthcare and take the best care of themselves. These factors span everything from safe housing and neighborhoods, reliable […]

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