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Mission Hospital Junior Volunteers Meet MAMA and Her Crew

The Mission Hospital Junior Volunteer program had quite an uplifting and insightful experience, as they got up close and personal with MAMA, Mountain Area Medical Airlift, and its crew members. They learned about the critical care air transport and all that is involved for the flight crew during a typical emergency. From premature infants in […]

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The SCOPE Spotlight: Get to Know Edward Jauch, MD, and Mission Health’s Best-Kept Secret

Have you ever wondered how Mission Health conducts research? With our Research Institute, of course! We wanted to know more about research at Mission Health so we did some research of our own for this edition of The SCOPE Spotlight. Discover the amazing projects our research teams work on in this Q+A with Edward Jauch, […]

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Compassion iN Action Award Recipients at Mission Hospital – February 2019

Certified nursing assistants (CNAs) are important members of the nursing care team. They assist patients and their families and collaborate with nurses to provide high quality care. The Compassion iN Action Award (CNA Award) was started at Mission Hospital by the Shared Decision Making Team of the Staffing Pool to honor exceptional CNAs in that […]

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SCOPE Spotlight – Meet Nancy Critcher-White: Mission’s Chief WooHoo!-er and Engagement Extraordinaire

We’re close to what’s our favorite time of the year, over here at The SCOPE Headquarters. Drum roll, please… Mission Month! It’s the annual event where we celebrate our team members. All. Month. Long. (We’ve got proof – check out last year’s Mission Month celebrations.) We can’t wait to kick off Mission Month on August […]

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SCOPE Spotlight – Meet Jim Brunner: Mission Health’s Corporate Safety Officer

We announced that Corporate Safety recently changed its name to Environmental Health and Safety. We spoke with Jim Brunner, Mission Health’s Corporate Safety Officer to learn more about his team and their work, and their impact here at Mission Health. Your Name and Credentials: Jim Brunner, Certified Healthcare Safety Specialist (CHSP) Department and Title: Corporate […]

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Honoring the Call of Duty: How Scott Higgins Serves and Protects Mission Health and the Nation

Jim Kelly II, executive director of information security at Mission Health, was sure he found the perfect candidate when he was looking to fill the manager role of cybersecurity in his department – it isn’t every day that you come across an Army veteran, Navy Reservist and a cybersecurity expert. When a unique situation came […]

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Team Member Spotlight: Scott Higgins – Mission Cyber Team Manager and US Navy Cyber Defense Commanding Officer

Scott Higgins joined Mission Health’s Information Technology (IT) department in summer 2017. Two days after accepting his position as manager of cybersecurity, he received a call from the Navy informing him he would be deployed to Africa later that year. Currently serving as the US Navy’s Commanding Officer of Cyber Defense Operations in Africa, he […]

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CarePartners

2nd Annual Drums and Dragons Boat Race Fundraiser Event – June 23

Do you like drums? Dragons? Boat races? None of those, then how about fundraising events? Register for the 2nd Annual Drums & Dragons Boat Race happening June 23 at Lake Julian in Arden. The annual event is sponsored by CarePartners Foundation; all proceeds benefit our post-acute care patients from CarePartners Health Services for Rehabilitation, Home […]

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Leadership Excellence Awards – March 2018

March 2018 Quarterly Leadership Winners were congratulated by Taylor Foss (far left) and Dr. Paulus (far right). Dr. William Hathaway (third from left) accepted on behalf of the two MMA providers. Each quarter we recognize team members throughout the organization who inspire us each and every day. Anyone can be nominated – formal or informal […]

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Innovation

Raising the Bar: Mission Caramedic Program becomes first in nation to have all active members certified

Can we get a WooHoo! for this group of team members? Pictured above, L to R: Christian Brackett, Randy Fugate, Mitch Pickelsimer, Bryan Dixon, Tucker Forlines, Jennifer Wallace, and Thomas Ward The Mission Community Caramedic Program became the first in the nation to have all active members certified as Community Paramedics by the International Board of […]

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