August 24, 2022

The Great 100 Nurses 2022

A special congratulations to the following Mission Health nurses, for being recognized as part of the 2022 Great 100 nurses for North Carolina. The award exists to recognize and honor Registered Nurses in North Carolina for their commitment to excellence and to promote a positive image of the nursing profession. Teressa Neill, MSN, RN Mission […]

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November 20, 2020

5 Benefits of Choosing a Baby-Friendly Designated Hospital

By Carolyn Comeau Countless studies underscore breastfeeding’s powerful benefits, including reducing a baby’s risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), respiratory tract and ear infections, a wide range of allergies and even diabetes. That’s why Mission Hospital McDowell’s new Baby-Friendly® hospital accreditation from Baby-Friendly USA, the organization that recognizes facilities that commit to enacting a […]

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November 13, 2020

Meet Mission Health’s 2020 Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina

This year, Mission Health had the opportunity to honor and recognize three of our nurses as Great 100 award recipients. All three of these recipients embody that nursing isn’t simply a career, it’s a calling and a passion. Since 1989, the Great 100, Inc. has recognized and admired influential nurses across North Carolina, recognizing 100 […]

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May 5, 2020

Mission Nurses Live Nightingale Legacy

Every May, National Nurses Week brings an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the nurses serving our Mission Health hospitals and communities. This year, though, is different. As the world confronts a pandemic, we are seeing unparalleled sacrifice and dedication from our nurses who are caring for patients on the front lines. In early 2019, the […]

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January 18, 2020

Handle with Care: Managing Cold and Flu Season for Mothers-to-be

By Trisha McBride Ferguson Winter weather means cooler temperatures and an increase in the occurrence of colds and influenza (the flu). For pregnant women and those breastfeeding, these common ailments bring special considerations. Knowing what to do if you catch a cold or the flu is important to keeping both mother and baby healthy. Safety […]

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November 5, 2019

Meet Mission Health’s 2019 Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina

In October, Mission Health nurses and colleagues attended a celebration honoring six of our own as North Carolina’s Great 100 Nurses at the annual Great 100, Inc. Gala. Since 1989, the Great 100, Inc. has recognized admired and influential nurses across North Carolina, recognizing 100 nurses from the state who are nominated by their peers […]

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May 9, 2019

Longtime Nursing Tradition Keeps Human Touch Alive in Healthcare

It’s a career often referred to as a calling. Nurses dedicate their lives to caring for those in need of comfort and healing every day, so every year the second week in May is dedicated to recognizing this chosen path. The annual observance of Nurses Week brings traditions to hospitals and health systems everywhere that […]

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