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Wear Red Day at Mission Health 2019 – Winners Announced

Every year, the first Friday in February is dedicated to wearing red to raise awareness about the impact of heart disease in women. This year, we asked you to join us in raising awareness by wearing red on Friday, Feb. 1, and sharing a picture of your team and how you #KeepTheBeat. We loved hearing what “keeping […]

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Angel Medical Center

Carrying on the Spirit of Dr. King: Mission Health Team Members Awarded for Diversity and Inclusion

It was an inspiring afternoon on Thursday, January 17, when Mission Health held its annual celebration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and members of our community who keep his light shining bright here in western North Carolina. Lakesha McDay, director of diversity, inclusion and healthy equity at Mission Health, carried us through the […]

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Mission Hospital

Deck the Phlebotomist’s Cart – Team Member Spreads Holiday Cheer at Mission Hospital

Most days Keith Allen is a phlebotomist at Mission Hospital, but in the 12 days approaching Christmas he turns into Santa’s elf. For each day leading up to Christmas, Keith adds one decoration to his cart. From two simple trees to a display straight out of “Christmas Vacation,” he works on his display, bringing joy to […]

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Highlands-Cashiers Hospital

Holiday Cheer at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital (Photo Gallery)

The holidays are in full swing at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital. Team members gathered for a holiday celebration, decked out in their tackiest holiday sweaters, and enjoyed a delicious dinner and games. They even had a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus!  

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GPTWP

Holiday Reflections – Feeling Grateful to Care for Western North Carolina

This holiday season as we reflect on what our work here at Mission Health means to us, we find ourselves turning the pages of our Annual Report – reading stories about the people who are impacted by your life’s work. Making good, together. Surely this phrase sums up not just the stories contained in the […]

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My Location

13 Mission Health Physicians Named 2018 Best Doctors by Business NC

Boston-based Best Doctors Inc. asks doctors to identify specialists they think are the best in their fields. These lists are excerpted from The Best Doctors in America 2017-2018 database, which includes close to 40,000 U.S. doctors in more than 450 medical specialty/subspecialty combinations. The Best Doctors in America database is compiled and maintained by Best […]

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CarePartners

CarePartners Team Embraces Change with New Daily Morning Huddle

Change doesn’t always come easy – especially when you’re used to doing something one way for many years. However, the team at CarePartners Acute Rehabilitation Hospital, which has an average of 20+ years of tenure, is embracing their new morning touch base around the huddle board. While this team’s huddle board journey recently began in […]

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Innovation

How the Daily Huddle at Ortho Trauma Clinic Aligns Team and Improves Experience

The first huddle board in an ambulatory clinic is a success In September, the team in Mission Health’s Ortho Trauma Clinic began kicking off their morning with a new process to help get, and keep, the team on the same page. Their new process, which fuels them with positivity to take on the day, is […]

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Happenings

Making Good: Discover Untold Stories in Our Annual Report

In 1885 a group of Asheville women formed “the Little Flower Mission” and opened a small hospital in a rented five-room house to help meet the healthcare needs of their local mountain community. Mission Health’s founders could little imagine the ways their Mission would grow and evolve over the next 133 years. Our mission – […]

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Mission Hospital

Mission Volunteer Dick Saunders is Worth $2 Million Bucks

Service has always been a part of Dick Saunders’ life’s work. When he retired from the US Postal Service, he wasn’t ready to sit back on his laurels and call it a day. Prior to Dick’s 20-plus years of service as a postman, he served as a lead aircraft inspector in the United States Airforce […]

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