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Your engagement pulse, that is! Team members, you should have received an engagement pulse survey from your leader recently. If you haven’t, ask them about it! The engagement pulse provides a snapshot in time, helping you and your leader reflect on what’s going well and what could be improved. Each time your leader launches a […]

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Dr. Chadwick, DDS, joins Mission Children’s Hospital

We are pleased to welcome Stephen Chadwick, DDS, to the Mission Children’s Hospital dental team, effective October 2. Dr. Chadwick is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry in Chapel Hill. Earlier this year, he completed a pediatric dental residency and received his Master of Public Health from the University of […]

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Leadership

CNO Corner–Karen Olsen, Mission Hospital

Karen Olsen, MBA, BSN, RN, NE-BC, the Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive of Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, has implemented an additional way to reach out to her nursing team. This is one of many upcoming messages from the CNO Corner that Karen will periodically publish. Early in 2016, Karen introduced a new […]

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Not sure what to say? Use these two resources to answer questions about Blue Cross

There have been widespread reports from across the System that our team members feel unprepared for the questions and concerns from their local communities related to Mission’s out-of-network status with BCBSNC. We are doing everything we can to ensure team members have the necessary information to provide further guidance, and to encourage engagement in constructive […]

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Innovation

Team member improves the Mission Experience with help from Lean Essentials

Pictured: Kristen Ryan, MHA, back row second from left, with her Lean Essentials class In a health system with as many moving parts as Mission Health, the idea of “change” can seem daunting. One team member has helped lead change and process improvement that improves the patient experience and team member workflow with encouragement from […]

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Medicare Advantage, Virtual Clinic Care, Emergency Care: The latest Blue Cross update for team members

We are continuing to share important information with team members to help you stay informed and engage in conversation both inside and outside of work as we navigate our out-of-network status with Blue Cross. Regular updates and important information and resources specifically for team members are available at missionandme.com/bcbs. Here are some things to keep […]

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Awards and Recognition

WooHoo! to Mission Health’s 2017 Great 100 Nurses

Did you hear, team member? Six Mission Health nurses were recognized by their peers for their professionalism, practice and commitment to the health and wellness of our friends and neighbors by being named this year’s Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina. The Great 100 Nurses were honored at the annual gala on October 14 after being […]

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Happenings

Infection prevention is critical for patient safety and achieving Our BIG(GER) Aim

Join us in celebrating International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), October 15-21, 2017. IIPW, which takes place the third week of October each year, raises awareness of the role infection prevention plays to improve patient safety and to ensure outcomes for every person without harm and without waste (and of course with an exceptional experience). According to […]

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Benefits

Dogwood Deal Alert: Win tickets to the Highlands Craft Guild, October 20-22

Want a chance to win tickets to the Southern Highlands Craft Fair, Oct. 20-22, 2017? Thanks to a generous donation from the Southern Highlands Craft Guild (SHCG) we have several sets of tickets to give away to  Mission Health team members. Here’s how to enter: By 4 pm Monday, October 16, send an email to […]

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Benefits

New Weight Management Program offers more flexible options for team members

Mission Weight Management has a brand new medical program offering that is designed with the busy Mission team member in mind. Our team of specialists is here to support you in your journey toward improving weight-related health problems while achieving medically significant weight loss through lifestyle support. The new Medical Flex program provides access to […]

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